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Income/capita 38%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 50%
IndexBrownstownIllinoisNational
Income per capita$18,514$31,502$29,829
Median household income$47,500$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,375$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$40,966$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$17,619$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brownstown is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Brownstown is 14% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brownstown is 50% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brownstown is 48% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,663$47,500$95,000
      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.

      Brownstown median earnings by income bracket

      Brownstown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector31.6%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services4.3%1.8%
      Public administration8.5%5.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services7.7%50.9%
      Other23.9%27.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Vandalia, IL6,758$44,45520%
      St. Peter, IL388$42,01424%
      Beecher City, IL409$40,22727%
      Ramsey, IL1,374$39,65928%
      Farina, IL647$37,97631%
      Brownstown, IL710$47,50014%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sister Bay, WI710$38,97730%
      Loon Lake, WA710$44,43220%
      Colton, SD710$56,4582%
      Napoleonville, LA710$25,80453%
      Snead, AL710$37,01933%
      Brownstown, IL710$47,50014%
      Source: The Brownstown, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).