Watseka employment information

Income per capita$20,794$30,019$28,555
Median household income$35,726$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,139$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,063$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$29,048$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$20,060$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate8.1%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level22.8%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Watseka is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Watseka is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Watseka is 39% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Watseka is 46% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Watseka median earnings by income bracket

Watseka employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.7%1.3%
Manufacturing sector24.9%1.4%
Financial & insurance services2.9%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services23.6%17.3%
Public administration2.9%0.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.8%33.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Papineau, IL291$81,75053%
Clifton, IL1,432$57,0837%
Martinton, IL316$52,2502%
Ashkum, IL807$52,2322%
Iroquois, IL166$47,63911%
Watseka, IL5,463$35,72633%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Charles Town, WV5,464$59,50311%
Whiteville, NC5,465$24,43054%
Apple Valley, OH5,465$59,55411%
Coal City, IL5,460$59,47911%
Adams, MA5,460$41,48322%
Watseka, IL5,463$35,72633%
Source: The Watseka, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.