Essex employment information

IndexEssexIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,274$31,502$29,829
Median household income$66,250$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,232$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$60,536$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$48,750$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$0$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.6%14.0%15.1%
The Essex, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Essex is $25,274, which is 20% lower than than the Illinois average and 15% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $66,250, which is 12% higher than than the Illinois average and 20% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Essex is 7%, which is 59% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Essex is 9% which is 43% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$44,162$66,250$132,500
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Essex is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Essex is 20% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Essex is 59% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Essex is 43% lower than the national average.

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Essex median earnings by income bracket

Essex employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.5%2.4%
Manufacturing sector15.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.5%15.2%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%3.6%
Public administration3.5%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.7%44.8%
Other18.7%26.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Limestone, IL1,562$74,91735%
Union Hill, IL32$72,08330%
Bonfield, IL337$71,25029%
Symerton, IL105$67,70822%
Herscher, IL1,462$66,83821%
Essex, IL787$66,25020%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Isleton, CA787$37,66332%
Sharpsburg, MD787$55,2500%
Bradford, AR787$26,64852%
Manokotak, AK787$37,70832%
Louise, TX787$51,6187%
Essex, IL787$66,25020%
Source: The Essex, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).