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Income/capita 6%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 61%
IndexJeromeIllinoisNational
Income per capita$31,640$31,502$29,829
Median household income$49,048$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,354$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,864$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$36,518$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$22,794$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Jerome is 6% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Jerome is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Jerome is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Jerome is 52% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,695$49,048$98,096
      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.

      Jerome median earnings by income bracket

      Jerome employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.5%7.6%
      Wholesale & retail services12.2%15.4%
      Public administration17.5%18.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%2.0%
      Education, health & social services12.7%28.3%
      Other32.5%28.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Leland Grove, IL1,625$95,41772%
      Sherman, IL4,404$94,69571%
      Rochester, IL3,687$89,75062%
      Spaulding, IL766$86,25056%
      Williamsville, IL1,346$85,00054%
      Jerome, IL1,662$49,04811%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Spring Green, WI1,662$58,6116%
      Kingsley, MI1,662$42,01124%
      Tekamah, NE1,662$45,31318%
      Kirkland, IL1,662$55,7291%
      Hemlock, MI1,663$57,7344%
      Jerome, IL1,662$49,04811%
      Source: The Jerome, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).