Newton employment information

Income per capita$23,483$30,019$28,555
Median household income$41,053$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,417$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,173$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$27,188$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$19,654$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level11.5%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Newton is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Newton is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Newton is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Newton is 27% lower than the national average.

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Newton median earnings by income bracket

Newton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.1%0.9%
Manufacturing sector19.0%4.2%
Financial & insurance services1.3%12.1%
Wholesale & retail services15.3%15.4%
Public administration4.2%5.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.7%3.9%
Education, health & social services14.9%34.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hidalgo, IL88$48,7509%
Yale, IL74$48,12510%
Dieterich, IL646$44,70616%
Ste. Marie, IL257$44,37517%
Rose Hill, IL69$41,87522%
Newton, IL2,872$41,05323%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Whetstone, AZ2,871$51,8473%
Watertown, FL2,871$31,30741%
Winner, SD2,871$34,20036%
Poplarville, MS2,874$46,56313%
Norton Center, MA2,870$108,800103%
Newton, IL2,872$41,05323%
Source: The Newton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.