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Income/capita 31%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 2%
IndexAshleyIllinoisNational
Income per capita$20,548$31,502$29,829
Median household income$38,984$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,625$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,000$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$37,031$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$16,908$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level23.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ashley is 31% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ashley is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ashley is 2% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ashley is 52% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,986$38,984$77,968
      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.

      Ashley median earnings by income bracket

      Ashley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.2%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector41.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services3.0%12.5%
      Public administration1.5%8.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.9%2.5%
      Education, health & social services3.7%33.8%
      Other14.2%37.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Irvington, IL758$62,27313%
      Hoyleton, IL568$52,1596%
      Woodlawn, IL639$50,9388%
      New Minden, IL198$47,50014%
      Nashville, IL3,164$46,93415%
      Ashley, IL553$38,98430%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Middleville, NY553$73,12532%
      Pitkin, LA553$0100%
      Jasper, AR553$31,07144%
      Joliet, MT553$34,83737%
      Francisco, IN553$37,34432%
      Ashley, IL553$38,98430%
      Source: The Ashley, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).