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Income/capita 34%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 24%
IndexGeorgetownIllinoisNational
Income per capita$19,539$31,502$29,829
Median household income$37,982$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,222$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,043$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,609$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,609$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level23.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Georgetown is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Georgetown is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Georgetown is 24% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Georgetown is 52% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,318$37,982$75,964
      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.

      Georgetown median earnings by income bracket

      Georgetown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.1%2.8%
      Manufacturing sector26.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%6.9%
      Wholesale & retail services13.0%13.1%
      Public administration3.8%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services13.2%39.1%
      Other22.7%22.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Georgetown CDP, IL516$57,6324%
      Catlin, IL2,059$57,0833%
      Indianola, IL318$56,2502%
      Newport, IN447$53,9293%
      Fithian, IL468$50,2949%
      Georgetown, IL3,386$37,98231%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Laguna Heights, TX3,386$22,56259%
      Milton, NY3,387$93,07768%
      Clifton, TX3,385$37,29533%
      Southern Gateway, VA3,384$60,69110%
      Leisuretowne, NJ3,388$34,48838%
      Georgetown, IL3,386$37,98231%
      Source: The Georgetown, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).