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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexGlen CarbonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$45,687$31,502$29,829
Median household income$84,956$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$109,918$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,904$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$59,888$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$43,210$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.2%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Glen Carbon is 53% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Glen Carbon is 54% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Glen Carbon is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Glen Carbon is 52% lower than the national average

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      $56,631 $84,956 $169,912
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Glen Carbon median earnings by income bracket

      Glen Carbon employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.4%6.4%
      Manufacturing sector17.9%17.9%
      Financial & insurance services6.0%6.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%14.4%
      Public administration3.9%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%6.2%
      Education, health & social services15.3%15.3%

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      St. Jacob, IL1,529$83,75051.4%
      Glen Carbon, IL12,468$84,95653.6%

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      Glen Carbon, IL12,468$84,95653.6%
      Source: The Glen Carbon, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).