Income/capita 2%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 24%
Income per capita$30,470$31,502$29,829
Median household income$46,786$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,125$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$37,386$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,625$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Alpha is 2% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Alpha is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Alpha is 24% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Alpha is 53% lower than the national average

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      Alpha employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector33.8%15.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%11.4%
      Wholesale & retail services10.8%23.5%
      Public administration4.7%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%1.5%
      Education, health & social services6.8%37.1%

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      Orion, IL2,013$59,8448%
      Andover, IL583$59,6888%
      Cambridge, IL2,162$57,6044%
      Alpha, IL587$46,78615%

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      Loa, UT587$38,69330%
      Pueblitos, NM587$37,96131%
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      Rosalia, WA587$40,62527%
      Alpha, IL587$46,78615%
      Source: The Alpha, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).