Granite City employment information

IndexGranite CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$22,397$30,019$28,555
Median household income$43,759$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,262$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,911$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$36,854$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$22,172$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate6.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level18.3%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Granite City is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Granite City is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Granite City is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Granite City is 17% higher than the national average.

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Granite City median earnings by income bracket

Granite City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.8%0.8%
Manufacturing sector25.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.0%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services16.5%12.6%
Public administration5.6%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%5.1%
Education, health & social services5.7%35.7%

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Granite City, IL29,764$43,75918%

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Granite City, IL29,764$43,75918%
Source: The Granite City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.