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Income/capita 45%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 15%
IndexBucknerIllinoisNational
Income per capita$16,548$31,502$29,829
Median household income$30,278$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,167$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$26,563$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$35,125$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level35.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Buckner is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Buckner is 45% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Buckner is 15% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Buckner is 131% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,183$30,278$60,556
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Buckner median earnings by income bracket

      Buckner employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.9%2.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services23.5%39.6%
      Public administration0.0%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%12.1%
      Education, health & social services5.9%33.0%
      Other33.8%5.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North City, IL755$51,8756%
      Freeman Spur, IL254$48,00013%
      Energy, IL1,166$45,93817%
      Ewing, IL294$45,75017%
      St. Johns, IL234$42,70823%
      Buckner, IL467$30,27845%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lanagan, MO467$29,58347%
      Tehama, CA467$45,00019%
      Orland, IN467$44,06320%
      Joppa, AL467$22,57159%
      Evans Mills, NY467$43,47221%
      Buckner, IL467$30,27845%
      Source: The Buckner, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).