Prairie City employment information

IndexPrairie CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$14,247$30,019$28,555
Median household income$38,250$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$40,208$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,750$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$29,063$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$16,979$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate8.6%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level22.5%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Prairie City is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Prairie City is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Prairie City is 48% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Prairie City is 44% higher than the national average.

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Prairie City median earnings by income bracket

Prairie City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry27.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector31.6%2.3%
Financial & insurance services1.1%5.7%
Wholesale & retail services10.5%16.1%
Public administration7.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services3.2%34.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Good Hope, IL389$53,7501%
Fairview, IL515$51,2504%
Sciota, IL86$44,37517%
London Mills, IL413$44,37517%
Marietta, IL198$43,70418%
Prairie City, IL526$38,25028%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Richardton, ND526$47,95510%
Madison, CA526$51,8753%
Otho, IA526$43,95818%
North Powder, OR526$34,27136%
Shelby, IN526$45,53615%
Prairie City, IL526$38,25028%
Source: The Prairie City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.