Mount Vernon employment information

IndexMount VernonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$21,203$30,019$28,555
Median household income$33,943$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,646$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,425$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$32,135$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$18,984$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate8.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level24.5%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mount Vernon is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mount Vernon is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mount Vernon is 57% higher than the national average.

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Mount Vernon median earnings by income bracket

Mount Vernon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.3%0.5%
Manufacturing sector17.5%1.1%
Financial & insurance services1.6%4.4%
Wholesale & retail services20.2%17.5%
Public administration5.3%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%4.0%
Education, health & social services10.1%34.5%

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Source: The Mount Vernon, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.