Altona employment information

IndexAltonaIllinoisNational
Income per capita$21,088$31,502$29,829
Median household income$50,625$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,056$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$42,500$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,625$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.5%14.0%15.1%
The Altona, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Altona is $21,088, which is 33% lower than than the Illinois average and 29% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $50,625, which is 14% lower than than the Illinois average and 8% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Altona is 2%, which is 53% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Altona is 11% which is 30% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$33,746$50,625$101,250
City
$39,460$59,196$118,392
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Altona is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Altona is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Altona is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Altona is 30% lower than the national average.

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Altona employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.4%1.7%
Manufacturing sector19.2%4.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services14.4%8.3%
Public administration9.6%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.3%5.8%
Education, health & social services4.8%38.8%
Other20.2%27.3%

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Altona, IL535$50,6258%

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Altona, IL535$50,6258%
Source: The Altona, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).