West City employment information

IndexWest CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$19,463$30,019$28,555
Median household income$28,824$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$36,528$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,481$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$25,298$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$22,500$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate3.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level21.0%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West City is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West City is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West City is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West City is 35% higher than the national average.

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West City median earnings by income bracket

West City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector17.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.3%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services18.6%13.3%
Public administration1.3%0.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%2.8%
Education, health & social services1.3%60.8%

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North City, IL891$57,2027%
Mulkeytown, IL130$56,5006%
Bonnie, IL456$51,8753%
Freeman Spur, IL262$46,87512%
Whiteash, IL354$43,43819%
West City, IL702$28,82446%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lemon Grove, FL702$19,96263%
Evansville, IL702$46,47713%
Salt Rock, WV702$42,88520%
Promised Land, SC702$42,98620%
Sonora, KY702$52,3862%
West City, IL702$28,82446%
Source: The West City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.