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Income/capita 42%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 69%
IndexHarvardIllinoisNational
Income per capita$17,430$31,502$29,829
Median household income$46,742$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,278$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,708$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$25,000$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,667$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level20.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Harvard is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Harvard is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Harvard is 69% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Harvard is 38% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,158$46,742$93,484
      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.

      Harvard median earnings by income bracket

      Harvard employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector33.6%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services10.5%14.6%
      Public administration2.4%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%2.8%
      Education, health & social services6.0%28.8%
      Other23.0%18.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lakewood, IL4,111$133,750142%
      Bull Valley, IL1,213$122,708122%
      Timberlane, IL1,023$120,875118%
      Crystal Lake, IL40,475$80,76046%
      Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI1,636$77,01139%
      Harvard, IL9,589$46,74216%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rainbow City, AL9,590$49,49611%
      Silverton, OR9,585$59,9048%
      Bristol, PA9,593$42,96222%
      Hackettstown, NJ9,585$66,78221%
      Aiea, HI9,594$108,51796%
      Harvard, IL9,589$46,74216%
      Source: The Harvard, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).