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Income/capita 26%
Household income 48%
Unemployment 23%
IndexGlen CarbonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$37,519$31,502$29,829
Median household income$81,658$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$101,938$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,170$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$61,352$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$32,408$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level5.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Glen Carbon is 26% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Glen Carbon is 48% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Glen Carbon is 23% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Glen Carbon is 65% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $54,433$81,658$163,316
      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.

      Glen Carbon median earnings by income bracket

      Glen Carbon employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.5%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector22.1%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services7.0%5.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%10.2%
      Public administration5.2%1.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%0.9%
      Education, health & social services12.8%49.1%
      Other22.9%22.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785$83,30751%
      Maryville, IL7,837$82,39249%
      Shiloh, IL13,050$81,14647%
      O'Fallon, IL29,078$80,32945%
      St. Jacob, IL1,354$75,10436%
      Glen Carbon, IL12,782$81,65848%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Conneaut, OH12,782$34,85637%
      Bedford, OH12,782$41,28525%
      Forest Hill, TX12,774$41,98824%
      Fruita, CO12,790$52,4795%
      Minden, LA12,790$30,01446%
      Glen Carbon, IL12,782$81,65848%
      Source: The Glen Carbon, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).