Income/capita 17%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 47%
Income per capita$24,899$31,502$29,829
Median household income$62,708$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,500$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,000$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$37,727$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,000$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level6.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Clifton is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Clifton is 13% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Clifton is 47% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Clifton is 59% lower than the national average

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      Clifton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.6%2.3%
      Manufacturing sector14.1%5.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%7.6%
      Wholesale & retail services23.7%17.7%
      Public administration2.0%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%1.1%
      Education, health & social services14.6%52.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Limestone, IL1,562$74,91735%
      Union Hill, IL32$72,08330%
      Bonfield, IL337$71,25029%
      Herscher, IL1,462$66,83821%
      Chebanse, IL1,167$65,96219%
      Clifton, IL1,475$62,70813%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Naples, TX1,475$29,78746%
      Warsaw, IL1,475$48,75012%
      Granby, MA1,475$80,76946%
      Sandia Knolls, NM1,475$78,97743%
      Brookfield Center, OH1,475$69,58326%
      Clifton, IL1,475$62,70813%
      Source: The Clifton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).