Harrisburg employment information

IndexHarrisburgIllinoisNational
Income per capita$20,621$31,502$29,829
Median household income$35,836$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,632$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,471$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$28,352$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,904$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level25.4%14.0%15.1%
The Harrisburg, 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 Harrisburg is $20,621, which is 35% lower than than the Illinois average and 31% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,836, which is 39% lower than than the Illinois average and 35% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Harrisburg is 8%, which is 65% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Harrisburg is 25% which is 68% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,888$35,836$71,672
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Harrisburg is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Harrisburg is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Harrisburg is 65% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Harrisburg is 68% higher than the national average.

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Harrisburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.5%1.0%
Manufacturing sector5.7%2.8%
Financial & insurance services0.7%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services23.5%15.8%
Public administration10.5%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%0.5%
Education, health & social services13.3%43.6%
Other24.9%26.2%

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Equality, IL591$37,25033%
Thompsonville, IL645$36,94433%
Harrisburg, IL9,418$35,83635%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Prineville, OR9,419$31,66943%
Lowell, IN9,423$63,17014%
Warren, PA9,407$38,71630%
Pleasant Hill, IA9,406$75,37336%
Lake Mohawk, NJ9,432$118,888115%
Harrisburg, IL9,418$35,83635%
Source: The Harrisburg, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).