Income/capita 17%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 58%
Income per capita$24,858$31,502$29,829
Median household income$53,281$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,500$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,542$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$40,833$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$19,583$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level9.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Compton is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Compton is 4% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Compton is 58% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Compton is 37% lower than the national average

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      Compton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector29.2%4.8%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%4.8%
      Wholesale & retail services7.7%11.1%
      Public administration12.3%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.4%3.2%
      Education, health & social services3.1%55.6%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Steward, IL315$63,33314%
      Leland, IL844$58,0685%
      Shabbona, IL982$54,7221%
      La Moille, IL839$54,1672%
      Franklin Grove, IL1,060$52,6925%
      Compton, IL259$53,2814%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Orient, OH259$51,8756%
      Nageezi, NM259$13,66775%
      East Side, PA259$34,37538%
      Verona, IL259$58,1255%
      Woodbury, PA259$51,6677%
      Compton, IL259$53,2814%
      Source: The Compton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).