New Athens employment information

IndexNew AthensIllinoisNational
Income per capita$28,967$30,019$28,555
Median household income$60,313$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$71,364$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,750$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$44,563$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$25,054$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate5.1%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level4.8%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in New Athens is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Athens is 13% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Athens is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Athens is 69% lower than the national average.

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New Athens median earnings by income bracket

New Athens employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector15.0%2.2%
Financial & insurance services2.9%10.0%
Wholesale & retail services7.2%12.0%
Public administration6.2%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.0%3.0%
Education, health & social services12.8%46.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Freeburg, IL4,252$78,97748%
Smithton, IL3,706$75,81342%
Damiansville, IL504$72,95536%
Ruma, IL382$67,11525%
Mascoutah, IL7,675$66,70125%
New Athens, IL2,108$60,31313%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Churchill, OH2,108$39,90425%
Summit, MS2,108$25,57752%
Kountze, TX2,108$34,75035%
East Bronson, FL2,109$28,13147%
Hanley Hills, MO2,109$31,29341%
New Athens, IL2,108$60,31313%
Source: The New Athens, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.