Cairo employment information

IndexCairoIllinoisNational
Income per capita$14,916$31,502$29,829
Median household income$21,676$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,679$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$12,113$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$17,019$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$16,530$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level46.5%14.0%15.1%
The Cairo, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Cairo is $14,916, which is 53% lower than than the Illinois average and 50% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $21,676, which is 63% lower than than the Illinois average and 61% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Cairo is 9%, which is 89% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Cairo is 47% which is 208% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$14,449$21,676$43,352
City
$39,460$59,196$118,392
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Cairo is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cairo is 61% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cairo is 89% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cairo is 208% higher than the national average.

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Cairo median earnings by income bracket

Cairo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%10.5%
Wholesale & retail services8.6%24.2%
Public administration11.2%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%7.2%
Education, health & social services3.4%32.4%
Other44.6%18.6%

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Bandana, KY251$59,4647%
Commerce, MO62$40,41727%
Wyatt, MO389$39,28629%
Bardwell, KY803$37,32133%
Anniston, MO166$34,75037%
Cairo, IL2,559$21,67661%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Horace, ND2,559$107,00093%
Overton, TX2,560$42,25724%
Green Acres, CA2,560$49,61310%
Luxemburg, WI2,560$61,78612%
Brookville, IN2,560$30,70045%
Cairo, IL2,559$21,67661%
Source: The Cairo, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).