Income/capita 30%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 2%
Income per capita$21,021$31,502$29,829
Median household income$40,714$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,792$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,357$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$21,375$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level9.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Gays is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Gays is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Gays is 2% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Gays is 37% lower than the national average

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      Gays employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector49.3%2.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%7.4%
      Wholesale & retail services18.7%7.4%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%2.5%
      Education, health & social services5.3%38.3%

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      Allenville, IL169$51,4587%
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      Strasburg, IL501$48,90612%
      Stewardson, IL719$48,51612%
      Humboldt, IL483$46,59116%
      Gays, IL293$40,71426%

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      Oso, WA293$35,31336%
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      North San Juan, CA293$27,50050%
      Chambers, NE293$41,17626%
      Gays, IL293$40,71426%
      Source: The Gays, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).