Income/capita 0%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 50%
Income per capita$29,898$31,502$29,829
Median household income$73,854$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,000$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$50,850$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$29,167$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level2.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Downs is equal to the national average
  • The median household income in Downs is 33% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Downs is 50% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Downs is 82% lower than the national average

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      Downs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.3%2.2%
      Manufacturing sector7.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services19.7%15.8%
      Wholesale & retail services9.8%8.4%
      Public administration3.8%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%2.6%
      Education, health & social services14.0%45.1%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Twin Grove, IL1,929$104,79289%
      Hudson, IL1,704$83,88952%
      Heyworth, IL3,031$74,67435%
      Danvers, IL1,291$74,21934%
      Ellsworth, IL276$68,75024%
      Downs, IL971$73,85433%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Henderson, NE971$57,6044%
      Schurz, NV971$27,38650%
      Grand Rapids, OH971$55,2340%
      Tioga, TX971$51,4667%
      Benton, WI971$49,05011%
      Downs, IL971$73,85433%
      Source: The Downs, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).