Decatur employment information

Income per capita$22,788$30,019$28,555
Median household income$39,588$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,586$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,707$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$30,496$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$19,518$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate8.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level24.3%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Decatur is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Decatur is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Decatur is 46% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Decatur is 56% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Decatur median earnings by income bracket

Decatur employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.3%0.5%
Manufacturing sector22.2%1.0%
Financial & insurance services2.2%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services14.3%13.9%
Public administration3.6%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%3.4%
Education, health & social services10.3%35.8%

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Mount Zion, IL5,830$69,78430%
LaPlace, IL146$65,89323%
Decatur, IL75,088$39,58826%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Upland, CA75,089$61,55115%
Bethlehem, PA75,050$46,90212%
Kalamazoo, MI75,190$32,95938%
Cheektowaga, NY74,967$48,7039%
Evanston, IL75,282$69,34730%
Decatur, IL75,088$39,58826%
Source: The Decatur, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.