Sheldon employment information

Income per capita$16,965$30,019$28,555
Median household income$38,214$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,750$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,750$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$30,492$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$16,719$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate14.6%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level29.2%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sheldon is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sheldon is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sheldon is 150% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sheldon is 87% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Sheldon median earnings by income bracket

Sheldon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.5%1.3%
Manufacturing sector18.1%19.1%
Financial & insurance services1.2%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%11.1%
Public administration5.2%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services2.4%44.4%

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Iroquois, IL166$47,63911%
Fowler, IN2,340$43,94518%
Sheldon, IL1,264$38,21429%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Zena, NY1,264$86,02661%
Woodworth, LA1,264$60,40013%
Uhland, TX1,263$38,19929%
Cochranton, PA1,265$52,7681%
Oriskany, NY1,263$56,1675%
Sheldon, IL1,264$38,21429%
Source: The Sheldon, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.