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Income/capita 16%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 59%
IndexCrestonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,157$31,502$29,829
Median household income$49,554$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,813$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,458$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$40,938$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$26,357$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Creston is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Creston is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Creston is 59% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Creston is 49% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,032$49,554$99,108
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Creston median earnings by income bracket

      Creston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.7%13.9%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%5.1%
      Wholesale & retail services25.3%24.1%
      Public administration1.3%10.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.6%1.3%
      Education, health & social services11.6%33.5%
      Other19.6%19.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cortland, IL4,135$75,27236%
      Monroe Center, IL463$71,96430%
      Kingston, IL1,170$71,25029%
      Davis Junction, IL2,439$70,62528%
      Waterman, IL1,527$63,57115%
      Creston, IL720$49,55410%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Tutwiler, MS720$25,60554%
      Brookside, OH720$50,3239%
      Elizabethtown, NY720$46,44216%
      Sugar Grove, VA720$37,77832%
      Munds Park, AZ720$0100%
      Creston, IL720$49,55410%
      Source: The Creston, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).