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Income/capita 33%
Household income 41%
Unemployment 43%
IndexEmingtonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$20,024$31,502$29,829
Median household income$32,500$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,500$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,375$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$25,625$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$15,625$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level25.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Emington is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Emington is 41% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Emington is 43% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Emington is 68% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $21,664$32,500$65,000
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Emington median earnings by income bracket

      Emington employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector30.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%10.5%
      Wholesale & retail services30.4%5.3%
      Public administration0.0%21.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%5.3%
      Other21.7%57.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Union Hill, IL32$72,08330%
      Herscher, IL1,462$66,83821%
      Essex, IL787$66,25020%
      Kempton, IL150$64,37516%
      Reddick, IL328$62,00012%
      Emington, IL75$32,50041%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Montezuma, CO75$56,8753%
      Glen Haven, WI75$25,83353%
      Elk Falls, KS75$28,75048%
      Thornburg, IA75$63,43815%
      Florence, IN75$14,23674%
      Emington, IL75$32,50041%
      Source: The Emington, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).