Gibson City employment information

IndexGibson CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$23,786$31,502$29,829
Median household income$42,281$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,875$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,528$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$43,409$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$21,425$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level16.8%14.0%15.1%
The Gibson City, 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 Gibson City is $23,786, which is 24% lower than than the Illinois average and 20% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $42,281, which is 29% lower than than the Illinois average and 24% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Gibson City is 6%, which is 24% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Gibson City is 17% which is 11% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$28,184$42,281$84,562
City
$39,460$59,196$118,392
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
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 Gibson City is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gibson City is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gibson City is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gibson City is 11% higher than the national average.

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Gibson City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector25.7%5.7%
Financial & insurance services7.4%5.1%
Wholesale & retail services13.4%11.9%
Public administration1.6%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.7%53.0%
Other27.5%19.8%

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Gibson City, IL3,423$42,28124%

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Source: The Gibson City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).