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Income/capita 5%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 17%
IndexHamelIllinoisNational
Income per capita$28,455$31,502$29,829
Median household income$72,000$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,333$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$48,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$43,036$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$35,000$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hamel is 5% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hamel is 30% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hamel is 17% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hamel is 78% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $47,995$72,000$144,000
      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.

      Hamel median earnings by income bracket

      Hamel employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.4%5.2%
      Manufacturing sector9.6%3.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%8.5%
      Wholesale & retail services23.6%17.0%
      Public administration6.4%3.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.4%2.2%
      Education, health & social services5.4%25.8%
      Other24.6%26.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785$83,30751%
      Maryville, IL7,837$82,39249%
      Glen Carbon, IL12,782$81,65848%
      St. Jacob, IL1,354$75,10436%
      Troy, IL10,041$72,05430%
      Hamel, IL1,015$72,00030%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ty Ty, GA1,015$31,59143%
      Almedia, PA1,015$39,96728%
      East Sparta, OH1,015$54,1072%
      Cordry Sweetwater Lakes, IN1,015$53,3334%
      Brook, IN1,015$40,87526%
      Hamel, IL1,015$72,00030%
      Source: The Hamel, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).