St. Elmo employment information

IndexSt. ElmoIllinoisNational
Income per capita$15,376$30,019$28,555
Median household income$32,708$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,573$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,224$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$21,875$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$14,549$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level29.8%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in St. Elmo is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in St. Elmo is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in St. Elmo is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in St. Elmo is 91% higher than the national average.

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St. Elmo median earnings by income bracket

St. Elmo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.6%3.0%
Manufacturing sector21.9%2.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.6%15.2%
Public administration4.1%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%1.3%
Education, health & social services1.9%38.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Vandalia, IL6,247$44,10718%
Shumway, IL171$43,75018%
Ramsey, IL1,168$41,93222%
Brownstown, IL700$41,83822%
Altamont, IL2,257$41,07123%
St. Elmo, IL1,470$32,70839%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Banner Hill, TN1,470$25,29453%
Elberta, AL1,470$31,52841%
New London, NH1,470$43,62518%
Grill, PA1,470$67,00025%
Chatham, MA1,470$55,9665%
St. Elmo, IL1,470$32,70839%
Source: The St. Elmo, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.