Rock Island employment information

IndexRock IslandIllinoisNational
Income per capita$22,722$30,019$28,555
Median household income$40,654$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,234$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,825$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$28,716$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$18,202$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate5.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level22.0%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rock Island is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rock Island is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rock Island is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rock Island is 41% higher than the national average.

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Rock Island median earnings by income bracket

Rock Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.8%0.4%
Manufacturing sector22.8%0.7%
Financial & insurance services2.3%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services12.2%12.3%
Public administration4.9%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%3.1%
Education, health & social services13.7%42.5%

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Le Claire, IA3,846$76,08342%
Bettendorf, IA34,247$74,52939%
Rock Island, IL38,888$40,65424%

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Clinton, MD38,873$101,50190%
Muskogee, OK38,937$36,32232%
Woburn, MA38,826$77,88346%
Channelview, TX38,980$49,3558%
Rock Island, IL38,888$40,65424%
Source: The Rock Island, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.