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Income/capita 13%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 36%
IndexGillespieIllinoisNational
Income per capita$26,052$31,502$29,829
Median household income$47,125$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,659$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,888$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$33,333$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$24,250$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level16.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Gillespie is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Gillespie is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Gillespie is 36% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Gillespie is 6% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,413$47,125$94,250
      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.

      Gillespie median earnings by income bracket

      Gillespie employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.5%1.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services24.3%10.1%
      Public administration4.0%5.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%6.9%
      Education, health & social services9.8%40.6%
      Other19.8%19.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785$83,30751%
      Chesterfield, IL336$68,08823%
      Shipman, IL594$61,87512%
      East Gillespie, IL263$61,07110%
      Worden, IL1,192$54,0482%
      Gillespie, IL3,323$47,12515%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Middleville, MI3,324$48,81812%
      Avon, NY3,324$59,8268%
      Midland, NC3,322$55,5830%
      Robbinsville, NJ3,321$102,80786%
      Dana, NC3,321$36,25034%
      Gillespie, IL3,323$47,12515%
      Source: The Gillespie, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).