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Income/capita 19%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 155%
IndexEast BrooklynIllinoisNational
Income per capita$24,182$31,502$29,829
Median household income$45,893$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,179$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$83,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$0$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$16,250$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate11.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level2.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Brooklyn is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in East Brooklyn is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Brooklyn is 155% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Brooklyn is 85% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $30,592$45,893$91,786
      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.

      East Brooklyn median earnings by income bracket

      East Brooklyn employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector21.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services14.3%9.1%
      Wholesale & retail services7.1%9.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%9.1%
      Education, health & social services0.0%45.5%
      Other50.0%27.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Union Hill, IL32$72,08330%
      Bonfield, IL337$71,25029%
      Symerton, IL105$67,70822%
      Herscher, IL1,462$66,83821%
      Gardner, IL1,242$66,70521%
      East Brooklyn, IL132$45,89317%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Morningside, SD132$50,8338%
      Nelson, IL132$36,25034%
      Coldiron, KY132$21,36161%
      Heidelberg, MN132$81,25047%
      New Blaine, AR132$0100%
      East Brooklyn, IL132$45,89317%
      Source: The East Brooklyn, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).