Income/capita 37%
Household income 48%
Unemployment 81%
IndexGrand TowerIllinoisNational
Income per capita$18,661$31,502$29,829
Median household income$28,542$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,500$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,625$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$28,750$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,313$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level24.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Grand Tower is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Grand Tower is 48% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Grand Tower is 81% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Grand Tower is 62% higher than the national average

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      Grand Tower employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%14.0%
      Public administration10.8%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.0%5.3%
      Education, health & social services16.9%45.6%

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      Grand Tower, IL457$28,54248%

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      Grand Tower, IL457$28,54248%
      Source: The Grand Tower, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).