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Income/capita 37%
Household income 41%
Unemployment 135%
IndexHarrisonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$18,880$31,502$29,829
Median household income$32,414$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,234$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$38,529$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$26,406$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate11.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Harrison is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Harrison is 41% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Harrison is 135% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Harrison is 19% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $21,607$32,414$64,828
      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.

      Harrison median earnings by income bracket

      Harrison employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.4%5.7%
      Manufacturing sector8.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services16.1%14.3%
      Wholesale & retail services23.9%3.4%
      Public administration7.2%21.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services21.1%38.9%
      Other8.3%16.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Makanda, IL590$62,18812%
      Altenburg, MO508$60,4469%
      North City, IL755$51,8756%
      Campbell Hill, IL306$50,2279%
      Carterville, IL5,742$48,42112%
      Harrison, IL965$32,41441%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Windsor village, IL965$49,28611%
      Ponderay, ID965$29,79246%
      Hulmeville, PA965$78,33342%
      Apple Valley, UT966$63,02114%
      Spearville, KS964$71,66730%
      Harrison, IL965$32,41441%
      Source: The Harrison, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).