Income/capita 34%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 35%
IndexDu BoisIllinoisNational
Income per capita$19,585$31,502$29,829
Median household income$35,625$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$23,750$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$15,000$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level24.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Du Bois is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Du Bois is 36% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Du Bois is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Du Bois is 60% higher than the national average

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      Du Bois employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector46.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services23.1%9.1%
      Public administration12.8%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%3.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%21.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Addieville, IL303$75,62537%
      Irvington, IL758$62,27313%
      Woodlawn, IL639$50,9388%
      New Minden, IL198$47,50014%
      Nashville, IL3,164$46,93415%
      Du Bois, IL149$35,62536%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Salem, SC149$40,83326%
      Peck, ID149$46,25016%
      Media, IL149$51,8756%
      Union Level, VA149$0100%
      Blenheim, SC149$38,75030%
      Du Bois, IL149$35,62536%
      Source: The Du Bois, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).