Petersburg employment information

Income per capita$24,316$30,019$28,555
Median household income$43,551$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,161$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,077$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$37,188$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$21,435$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level16.0%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Petersburg is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Petersburg is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Petersburg is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Petersburg is 2% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Petersburg median earnings by income bracket

Petersburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector17.5%1.5%
Financial & insurance services1.4%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services24.4%17.7%
Public administration6.0%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%0.6%
Education, health & social services8.1%49.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sherman, IL4,016$85,76960%
Lake Petersburg, IL667$75,48141%
Pleasant Plains, IL892$61,96416%
Athens, IL1,996$58,65710%
Ashland, IL1,200$55,9725%
Petersburg, IL2,173$43,55119%

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Zephyrhills North, FL2,173$31,66741%
Rogue River, OR2,173$28,34447%
Denmark, WI2,172$44,15017%
Riverbend, WA2,172$96,28480%
Essex Village, CT2,174$93,75075%
Petersburg, IL2,173$43,55119%
Source: The Petersburg, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.