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Income/capita 36%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 188%
IndexBushIllinoisNational
Income per capita$19,207$31,502$29,829
Median household income$35,625$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,208$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,375$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$22,054$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$21,625$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate13.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level18.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bush is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bush is 36% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bush is 188% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bush is 22% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,747$35,625$71,250
      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.

      Bush median earnings by income bracket

      Bush employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.5%6.3%
      Manufacturing sector5.4%2.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.1%
      Wholesale & retail services30.4%4.2%
      Public administration0.0%4.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.9%2.1%
      Education, health & social services10.7%62.5%
      Other23.2%16.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Crainville, IL1,456$59,0977%
      North City, IL755$51,8756%
      Carterville, IL5,742$48,42112%
      Freeman Spur, IL254$48,00013%
      Energy, IL1,166$45,93817%
      Bush, IL244$35,62536%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Boardman, NC244$34,31838%
      White Hills, AZ244$38,12531%
      Bates City, MO244$46,87515%
      Blue Eye, MO244$30,83344%
      Newtonia, MO244$34,06338%
      Bush, IL244$35,62536%
      Source: The Bush, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).