Income/capita 10%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 3%
Income per capita$32,733$31,502$29,829
Median household income$68,454$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$88,106$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,428$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$40,245$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$19,081$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Edwardsville is 10% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Edwardsville is 24% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Edwardsville is 3% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Edwardsville is 10% lower than the national average

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      Edwardsville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.7%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector17.3%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services6.4%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%15.1%
      Public administration4.2%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%1.9%
      Education, health & social services15.6%35.5%

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      Glen Carbon, IL12,782$81,65848%
      O'Fallon, IL29,078$80,32945%
      St. Jacob, IL1,354$75,10436%
      Edwardsville, IL25,044$68,45424%

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      Balch Springs, TX25,043$41,98324%
      Riverside, OH25,036$43,88821%
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      Mint Hill, NC25,024$69,33625%
      Canton, GA25,022$55,1950%
      Edwardsville, IL25,044$68,45424%
      Source: The Edwardsville, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).