Income/capita 33%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 71%
Income per capita$20,026$31,502$29,829
Median household income$36,786$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,917$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$27,109$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$17,218$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level21.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cobden is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cobden is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cobden is 71% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cobden is 39% higher than the national average

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      Cobden employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.7%7.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.4%9.7%
      Public administration2.4%9.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services16.4%50.2%

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      Mill Creek, IL41$90,87564%
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      Anna, IL4,332$40,65527%
      Cypress, IL232$37,14333%
      Cobden, IL1,359$36,78634%

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      Frankfort, MI1,359$38,35931%
      Brush Fork, WV1,359$35,71435%
      McConnell AFB, KS1,359$39,80828%
      Bull Run Mountain Estates, VA1,359$105,11990%
      Stanberry, MO1,359$40,95626%
      Cobden, IL1,359$36,78634%
      Source: The Cobden, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).