Income/capita 36%
Household income 48%
Unemployment 9%
Income per capita$19,141$31,502$29,829
Median household income$28,750$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,982$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$26,458$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,750$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level18.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Clayton is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Clayton is 48% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Clayton is 9% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Clayton is 21% higher than the national average

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      Clayton median earnings by income bracket

      Clayton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.0%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector17.4%11.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%6.0%
      Wholesale & retail services24.6%27.6%
      Public administration3.6%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services6.0%37.9%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mound Station, IL158$63,75015%
      Liberty, IL504$52,6095%
      La Prairie, IL68$47,85713%
      Mount Sterling, IL2,184$46,83815%
      Coatsburg, IL155$45,75017%
      Clayton, IL607$28,75048%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Renningers, PA607$74,23134%
      Patterson Heights, PA607$58,0685%
      Walsh, CO607$38,68130%
      South Williamson, KY607$26,39552%
      Valencia, PA607$45,00019%
      Clayton, IL607$28,75048%
      Source: The Clayton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).