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Income/capita 32%
Household income 41%
Unemployment 59%
IndexCentraliaIllinoisNational
Income per capita$20,256$31,502$29,829
Median household income$32,613$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,000$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,558$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$26,330$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,788$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level27.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Centralia is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Centralia is 41% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Centralia is 59% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Centralia is 82% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $21,739$32,613$65,226
      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.

      Centralia median earnings by income bracket

      Centralia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.1%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector24.2%1.8%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services11.0%11.2%
      Public administration3.8%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%2.8%
      Education, health & social services18.0%50.0%
      Other26.3%18.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Irvington, IL758$62,27313%
      Carlyle, IL3,303$56,2902%
      Hoyleton, IL568$52,1596%
      Woodlawn, IL639$50,9388%
      Kell, IL164$48,75012%
      Centralia, IL12,696$32,61341%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sylacauga, AL12,696$34,56838%
      Wakefield, VA12,697$147,457167%
      Weigelstown, PA12,693$54,6531%
      Woodward, OK12,693$55,0131%
      Middle Valley, TN12,699$60,68510%
      Centralia, IL12,696$32,61341%
      Source: The Centralia, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).