Income/capita 38%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 41%
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Income per capita$18,543$31,502$29,829
Median household income$34,444$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,870$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,288$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,711$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level25.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Christopher is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Christopher is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Christopher is 41% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Christopher is 70% higher than the national average

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      Christopher employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.0%2.5%
      Manufacturing sector15.8%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%8.8%
      Wholesale & retail services8.8%22.8%
      Public administration5.2%0.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.6%1.4%
      Education, health & social services10.0%38.9%

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      Crainville, IL1,456$59,0976.8%
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      Freeman Spur, IL254$48,00013.2%
      Energy, IL1,166$45,93817.0%
      Christopher, IL2,982$34,44437.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cutten, CA2,982$44,91418.8%
      Scott AFB, IL2,982$48,47212.4%
      Penbrook, PA2,982$37,45732.3%
      Kingsclear, NB2,982n/a 
      Blackhawk, SD2,981$53,2303.8%
      Christopher, IL2,982$34,44437.7%
      Source: The Christopher, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).