Income/capita 39%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 37%
Income per capita$18,270$31,502$29,829
Median household income$29,917$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,000$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$9,821$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$31,739$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$14,583$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level27.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Astoria is 39% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Astoria is 46% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Astoria is 37% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Astoria is 83% higher than the national average

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      Astoria employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector28.1%16.1%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services19.0%17.9%
      Public administration6.3%5.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services6.3%52.4%

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      Vermont, IL788$45,45518%
      Astoria, IL1,065$29,91746%

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      Astoria, IL1,065$29,91746%
      Source: The Astoria, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).