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Income/capita 5%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 45%
IndexDwightIllinoisNational
Income per capita$28,314$31,502$29,829
Median household income$60,391$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,773$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,474$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$52,227$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$22,112$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dwight is 5% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Dwight is 9% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dwight is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dwight is 10% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $40,256$60,391$120,782
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Dwight median earnings by income bracket

      Dwight employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector29.8%5.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%13.7%
      Wholesale & retail services10.1%21.4%
      Public administration8.1%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.3%3.6%
      Education, health & social services9.0%33.8%
      Other16.9%17.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Union Hill, IL32$72,08330%
      Gardner, IL1,242$66,70521%
      Essex, IL787$66,25020%
      Kempton, IL150$64,37516%
      Seneca, IL2,565$63,37215%
      Dwight, IL4,168$60,3919%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dilley, TX4,168$31,51843%
      Moses Lake North, WA4,167$31,38743%
      Centralia, MO4,167$50,1369%
      Sidney, NY4,167$34,32738%
      Ely, NV4,169$50,3619%
      Dwight, IL4,168$60,3919%
      Source: The Dwight, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).