Income/capita 18%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 7%
Income per capita$24,359$31,502$29,829
Median household income$43,333$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,000$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,000$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$28,281$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level29.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cornell is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cornell is 22% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cornell is 7% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cornell is 96% higher than the national average

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      Cornell median earnings by income bracket

      Cornell employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector35.1%3.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%8.1%
      Wholesale & retail services20.8%17.4%
      Public administration5.2%8.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%3.5%
      Education, health & social services6.5%17.4%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Odell, IL951$57,9465%
      Ransom, IL347$51,8066%
      Long Point, IL208$50,8758%
      Leonore, IL90$50,6258%
      Kangley, IL258$50,00010%
      Cornell, IL358$43,33322%

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      Shoal Creek Drive, MO358$60,5009%
      Winter Harbor, ME358$38,75030%
      Waldo, OH358$41,25025%
      Russellville, SC358$31,76943%
      Evaro, MT358$48,25013%
      Cornell, IL358$43,33322%
      Source: The Cornell, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).