Murphysboro employment information

Income per capita$19,021$30,019$28,555
Median household income$31,160$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,072$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,951$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$25,989$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$19,417$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate6.6%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level28.6%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Murphysboro is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Murphysboro is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Murphysboro is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Murphysboro is 84% higher than the national average.

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Murphysboro median earnings by income bracket

Murphysboro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.8%5.2%
Manufacturing sector21.4%0.6%
Financial & insurance services4.1%0.7%
Wholesale & retail services20.8%13.6%
Public administration12.5%9.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%1.4%
Education, health & social services16.5%43.6%

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