East Alton employment information

IndexEast AltonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,742$30,019$28,555
Median household income$40,515$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,735$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,256$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$38,418$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$15,830$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate4.6%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level17.5%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in East Alton is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in East Alton is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in East Alton is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in East Alton is 12% higher than the national average.

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East Alton median earnings by income bracket

East Alton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector19.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.7%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%27.8%
Public administration5.8%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%2.9%
Education, health & social services9.1%31.9%

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Hamel, IL878$77,61445%
East Alton, IL6,231$40,51524%

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Elsa, TX6,232$22,29858%
Piedmont, OK6,232$73,63638%
Darlington, SC6,232$25,96651%
Taylor, PA6,230$41,92722%
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East Alton, IL6,231$40,51524%
Source: The East Alton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.