Galesburg employment information

Income per capita$20,025$30,019$28,555
Median household income$33,369$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,474$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,221$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$28,693$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$18,796$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate5.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level23.9%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Galesburg is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Galesburg is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Galesburg is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Galesburg is 53% higher than the national average.

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Galesburg median earnings by income bracket

Galesburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.4%0.7%
Manufacturing sector15.5%2.6%
Financial & insurance services1.5%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services20.2%13.3%
Public administration3.2%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.3%3.7%
Education, health & social services16.8%49.5%

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Galesburg, IL31,898$33,36938%

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Walla Walla, WA31,895$42,34821%
Foster City, CA31,809$114,651114%
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Eldersburg, MD31,799$108,169102%
Naugatuck, CT31,790$58,64110%
Galesburg, IL31,898$33,36938%
Source: The Galesburg, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.