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Income/capita 34%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 22%
IndexDu QuoinIllinoisNational
Income per capita$19,662$31,502$29,829
Median household income$33,686$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,112$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,629$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,717$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$17,955$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level26.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Du Quoin is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Du Quoin is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Du Quoin is 22% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Du Quoin is 76% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $22,455$33,686$67,372
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Du Quoin median earnings by income bracket

      Du Quoin employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector20.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.4%2.1%
      Wholesale & retail services16.0%12.2%
      Public administration8.9%5.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services8.2%55.8%
      Other24.1%14.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North City, IL755$51,8756%
      Freeman Spur, IL254$48,00013%
      St. Johns, IL234$42,70823%
      Ava, IL613$42,36123%
      Herrin, IL12,868$41,65325%
      Du Quoin, IL5,932$33,68639%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wheelersburg, OH5,931$50,2649%
      Plymouth Meeting, PA5,931$79,33843%
      Attalla, AL5,934$38,92130%
      Colusa, CA5,935$48,87712%
      Oxford, MA5,927$52,5005%
      Du Quoin, IL5,932$33,68639%
      Source: The Du Quoin, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).