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Income/capita 17%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 29%
IndexGerman ValleyIllinoisNational
Income per capita$24,785$31,502$29,829
Median household income$50,455$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,969$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$41,167$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,250$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in German Valley is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in German Valley is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in German Valley is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in German Valley is 42% lower than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $33,633$50,455$100,910
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      German Valley median earnings by income bracket

      German Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.8%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector30.5%3.1%
      Financial & insurance services3.9%18.6%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%17.8%
      Public administration0.0%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.2%3.9%
      Education, health & social services11.7%31.8%
      Other19.5%11.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Winnebago, IL3,008$73,71933%
      Pecatonica, IL2,315$58,8646%
      Davis, IL688$55,0960%
      Rock City, IL294$52,9694%
      Adeline, IL92$50,4179%
      German Valley, IL486$50,4559%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Glasco, KS486$40,97226%
      Acomita Lake, NM486$36,96433%
      Pine Hollow, OR486$37,81332%
      Eastlake, MI486$37,85732%
      Asharoken, NY486$153,750178%
      German Valley, IL486$50,4559%
      Source: The German Valley, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).