East Cape Girardeau employment information

IndexEast Cape GirardeauIllinoisNational
Income per capita$16,440$31,502$29,829
Median household income$30,125$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$26,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,393$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$26,724$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$17,125$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level34.2%14.0%15.1%
The East Cape Girardeau, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in East Cape Girardeau is $16,440, which is 48% lower than than the Illinois average and 45% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $30,125, which is 49% lower than than the Illinois average and 46% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in East Cape Girardeau is 9%, which is 84% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in East Cape Girardeau is 34% which is 126% higher than than the national average.

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$20,081$30,125$60,250
City
$39,460$59,196$118,392
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in East Cape Girardeau is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in East Cape Girardeau is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in East Cape Girardeau is 84% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in East Cape Girardeau is 126% higher than the national average.

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East Cape Girardeau employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services38.1%29.4%
Public administration1.9%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities18.1%9.2%
Education, health & social services4.8%16.8%
Other11.4%28.6%

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Kelso, MO585$51,9326%
Benton, MO878$47,14315%
East Cape Girardeau, IL670$30,12546%

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Parkway Village, KY670$49,73210%
Doolittle, MO670$36,94433%
Finzel, MD670$48,92912%
Mossyrock, WA670$32,95540%
Mulberry Grove, IL670$37,50032%
East Cape Girardeau, IL670$30,12546%
Source: The East Cape Girardeau, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).