Income/capita 26%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 52%
Income per capita$22,003$31,502$29,829
Median household income$39,750$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,417$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$33,250$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,000$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ferris is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ferris is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ferris is 52% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ferris is 72% lower than the national average

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      Ferris employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.7%13.0%
      Financial & insurance services10.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.7%8.7%
      Public administration0.0%17.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.0%8.7%
      Education, health & social services6.7%43.5%

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      Ferris, IL118$39,75028%

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      Source: The Ferris, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).