Income/capita 33%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 120%
Income per capita$19,881$31,502$29,829
Median household income$44,904$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,135$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$33,875$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$21,250$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate10.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bluford is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bluford is 19% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bluford is 120% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bluford is 13% lower than the national average

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      Bluford employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.9%3.4%
      Manufacturing sector25.8%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%1.4%
      Wholesale & retail services14.8%22.8%
      Public administration1.3%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.3%8.3%
      Education, health & social services14.2%29.0%

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      Opdyke, IL215$70,17927%
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      Kell, IL164$48,75012%
      Wayne City, IL951$45,57118%
      Sims, IL276$42,14324%
      Bluford, IL694$44,90419%

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      Mountain City, TX694$107,18894%
      The Lakes, MN694$71,80630%
      Moyie Springs, ID694$37,50032%
      Damascus, VA694$23,83957%
      Bluford, IL694$44,90419%
      Source: The Bluford, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).