Wood River employment information

IndexWood RiverIllinoisNational
Income per capita$24,054$30,019$28,555
Median household income$43,075$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,267$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,217$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$36,645$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$26,705$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate6.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level16.6%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wood River is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wood River is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wood River is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wood River is 6% higher than the national average.

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Wood River median earnings by income bracket

Wood River employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.1%1.6%
Manufacturing sector16.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.2%9.1%
Wholesale & retail services9.8%17.9%
Public administration11.4%4.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.4%6.2%
Education, health & social services8.6%23.6%

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Bellerive, MO203$103,75094%
Holiday Shores, IL2,918$81,25052%
Maryville, IL7,727$80,50451%
Old Jamestown, MO19,745$78,38847%
Hamel, IL878$77,61445%
Wood River, IL10,477$43,07519%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Summerfield, NC10,477$102,71392%
Fairmont, MN10,474$51,8093%
Farmington, MI10,472$58,90810%
Exeter, CA10,468$41,34123%
Wyomissing, PA10,467$73,54538%
Wood River, IL10,477$43,07519%
Source: The Wood River, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.