D+
Income/capita 22%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 25%
IndexArcolaIllinoisNational
Income per capita$23,317$31,502$29,829
Median household income$49,688$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,938$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$36,836$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,160$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level15.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Arcola is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Arcola is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Arcola is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Arcola is 4% higher than the national average

Best Places for Employment in and Around Arcola

See all the best places to live around Arcola

Compare Arcola, IL Employment

      vs
      How would you rate the job market in Arcola?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      How accessible is public transit in Arcola?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Arcola poll results

      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,122$49,688$99,376
      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.

      Arcola median earnings by income bracket

      Arcola employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.2%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector55.3%1.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%8.7%
      Wholesale & retail services5.8%8.4%
      Public administration1.1%5.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.1%1.3%
      Education, health & social services3.8%34.5%
      Other18.3%19.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Arthur, IL2,714$60,3609%
      Tuscola, IL4,478$51,9826%
      Ashmore, IL852$51,5917%
      Allenville, IL169$51,4587%
      Atwood, IL1,106$50,8558%
      Arcola, IL2,881$49,68810%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Parowan, UT2,881$36,12735%
      Seaside Heights, NJ2,881$38,24231%
      Ballville, OH2,881$53,7733%
      Evansville, WY2,880$39,62328%
      Northeast Ithaca, NY2,882$56,2862%
      Arcola, IL2,881$49,68810%
      Source: The Arcola, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).