Granite City employment information

IndexGranite CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$24,169$31,502$29,829
Median household income$46,679$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,048$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,066$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$36,605$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,435$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.3%14.0%15.1%
The Granite City, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Granite City is $24,169, which is 23% lower than than the Illinois average and 19% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $46,679, which is 21% lower than than the Illinois average and 16% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Granite City is 6%, which is 21% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Granite City is 17% which is 15% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$31,116$46,679$93,358
City
$39,460$59,196$118,392
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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.

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  • The income per capita in Granite City is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Granite City is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Granite City is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Granite City is 15% higher than the national average.

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Granite City median earnings by income bracket

Granite City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%1.1%
Manufacturing sector22.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.7%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.5%12.1%
Public administration6.5%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.2%5.0%
Education, health & social services4.8%35.6%
Other31.3%27.2%

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Source: The Granite City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).