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Income/capita 13%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 15%
IndexCerro GordoIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,881$31,502$29,829
Median household income$59,022$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,031$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$36,500$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$31,023$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cerro Gordo is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cerro Gordo is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cerro Gordo is 15% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cerro Gordo is 76% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $39,344$59,022$118,044
      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.

      Cerro Gordo median earnings by income bracket

      Cerro Gordo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.6%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector33.7%5.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%8.9%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%14.2%
      Public administration6.8%1.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%2.1%
      Education, health & social services6.1%36.7%
      Other22.1%21.4%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Long Creek, IL1,508$80,85946%
      Monticello, IL5,609$76,63239%
      Forsyth, IL3,421$76,57938%
      Mount Zion, IL5,894$66,12520%
      LaPlace, IL161$63,47215%
      Cerro Gordo, IL1,404$59,0227%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Locust Fork, AL1,404$56,2502%
      Hinsdale, NH1,404$31,63543%
      Arma, KS1,404$33,95839%
      Buchanan Dam, TX1,404$37,54532%
      Black Creek, WI1,404$52,3685%
      Cerro Gordo, IL1,404$59,0227%
      Source: The Cerro Gordo, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).