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Income/capita 35%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 84%
IndexBelgiumIllinoisNational
Income per capita$19,379$31,502$29,829
Median household income$34,375$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$34,063$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$26,667$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level26.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Belgium is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Belgium is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Belgium is 84% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Belgium is 75% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $22,914$34,375$68,750
      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.

      Belgium median earnings by income bracket

      Belgium employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.5%2.7%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%6.8%
      Wholesale & retail services14.3%19.2%
      Public administration7.7%11.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services3.3%17.8%
      Other6.6%27.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bismarck, IL611$62,50013%
      Georgetown CDP, IL516$57,6324%
      Catlin, IL2,059$57,0833%
      Indianola, IL318$56,2502%
      Newport, IN447$53,9293%
      Belgium, IL408$34,37538%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Stollings, WV408$23,47258%
      Autryville, NC408$25,78153%
      Ansley, NE408$42,50023%
      Sandyfield, NC408$55,6251%
      Hysham, MT408$38,25031%
      Belgium, IL408$34,37538%
      Source: The Belgium, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).