Springfield employment information

Income per capita$29,621$30,019$28,555
Median household income$48,848$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$67,599$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,426$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$34,824$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$26,261$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate5.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level18.6%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Springfield is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Springfield is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Springfield is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Springfield is 19% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Springfield median earnings by income bracket

Springfield employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.4%0.5%
Manufacturing sector6.4%0.6%
Financial & insurance services5.1%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%10.8%
Public administration16.5%14.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%2.2%
Education, health & social services16.8%40.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Leland Grove, IL1,521$101,12589%
Rochester, IL3,725$90,25969%
Sherman, IL4,016$85,76960%
Spaulding, IL791$84,46458%
Williamsville, IL1,668$79,90449%
Springfield, IL116,815$48,8489%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Independence, MO117,160$44,03818%
Beaumont, TX117,543$39,19127%
Ann Arbor, MI115,985$56,8356%
Peoria, IL115,718$46,04214%
Berkeley, CA115,688$65,28322%
Springfield, IL116,815$48,8489%
Source: The Springfield, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.