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Income/capita 40%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 107%
IndexBeardstownIllinoisNational
Income per capita$17,971$31,502$29,829
Median household income$38,221$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,272$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,500$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$29,880$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,422$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate9.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Beardstown is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Beardstown is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Beardstown is 107% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Beardstown is 50% higher than the national average

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      $25,478$38,221$76,442
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Beardstown median earnings by income bracket

      Beardstown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.1%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector36.1%8.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services16.3%18.2%
      Public administration3.8%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%2.9%
      Education, health & social services3.5%33.2%
      Other20.7%15.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Arenzville, IL382$60,83310%
      Browning, IL91$56,2502%
      Versailles, IL420$51,6677%
      Virginia, IL1,380$45,93817%
      Concord, IL167$45,89317%
      Beardstown, IL6,109$38,22131%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Loudoun Valley Estates, VA6,109$182,692230%
      Glenarden, MD6,110$73,35533%
      Sylvester, GA6,108$26,01753%
      Rochester, IN6,110$39,07629%
      Hartford City, IN6,110$37,03433%
      Beardstown, IL6,109$38,22131%
      Source: The Beardstown, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).