Freeport employment information

IndexFreeportIllinoisNational
Income per capita$21,853$31,502$29,829
Median household income$35,552$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,499$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,818$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$27,109$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,713$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.3%14.0%15.1%
The Freeport, 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 Freeport is $21,853, which is 31% lower than than the Illinois average and 27% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,552, which is 40% lower than than the Illinois average and 36% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Freeport is 7%, which is 58% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Freeport is 22% which is 48% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$23,698$35,552$71,104
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 Freeport is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Freeport is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Freeport is 58% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Freeport is 48% higher than the national average.

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Freeport median earnings by income bracket

Freeport employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.9%0.5%
Manufacturing sector30.2%1.0%
Financial & insurance services2.1%9.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.6%13.0%
Public administration3.2%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%1.4%
Education, health & social services11.6%42.4%
Other22.1%19.2%

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Freeport, IL24,784$35,55236%

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Freeport, IL24,784$35,55236%
Source: The Freeport, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).