Income/capita 17%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 22%
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Income per capita$24,668$31,502$29,829
Median household income$56,250$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,125$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$42,188$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$0$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Glasgow is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Glasgow is 2% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Glasgow is 22% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Glasgow is 43% lower than the national average

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      Glasgow employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector29.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%7.1%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%19.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities58.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%59.5%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Exeter, IL105$62,81313.5%
      Detroit, IL109$56,0001.2%
      South Jacksonville, IL3,272$51,8076.4%
      Hillview, IL145$48,75011.9%
      Woodson, IL345$47,03115.0%
      Glasgow, IL174$56,2501.7%

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      Red Rock CDP (Apache County), AZ174$0100.0%
      Amador City, CA174$47,81313.6%
      Calpine, CA174$0100.0%
      Batchtown, IL174$61,25010.7%
      Glasgow, IL174$56,2501.7%
      Source: The Glasgow, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).