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Income/capita 42%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 45%
IndexBowenIllinoisNational
Income per capita$17,154$31,502$29,829
Median household income$39,000$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,313$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$30,179$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$26,161$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level16.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bowen is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bowen is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bowen is 45% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bowen is 8% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,997$39,000$78,000
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Bowen median earnings by income bracket

      Bowen employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.4%5.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%16.3%
      Wholesale & retail services20.2%15.1%
      Public administration1.9%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities27.9%2.3%
      Education, health & social services2.9%44.2%
      Other27.9%12.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mendon, IL935$53,9712%
      La Prairie, IL68$47,85713%
      Coatsburg, IL155$45,75017%
      Carthage, IL2,513$45,53618%
      Tennessee, IL120$45,41718%
      Bowen, IL470$39,00030%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cairo, OH470$46,87515%
      Stapleton, GA470$31,66743%
      Bauxite, AR470$36,78634%
      Green Ridge, MO470$49,86110%
      McGregor, MN470$26,42952%
      Bowen, IL470$39,00030%
      Source: The Bowen, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).