Nelson employment information

Income per capita$16,701$30,019$28,555
Median household income$61,667$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,000$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,250$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$38,750$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$25,208$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate8.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level9.5%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Nelson is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Nelson is 15% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Nelson is 41% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Nelson is 39% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Nelson median earnings by income bracket

Nelson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector24.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.2%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services28.9%17.4%
Public administration0.0%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.8%4.3%
Education, health & social services2.2%17.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lost Nation, IL594$103,18293%
Grand Detour, IL394$56,3465%
Como, IL321$54,4442%
Milledgeville, IL1,034$48,12510%
Dixon, IL14,963$45,25015%
Nelson, IL219$61,66715%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
East Gillespie, IL219$52,7501%
Letcher, SD219$47,50011%
Hancock, IA219$47,14312%
Mayhill, NM219$0100%
Bogue, KS219$37,50030%
Nelson, IL219$61,66715%
Source: The Nelson, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.