Johnston City employment information

IndexJohnston CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$15,949$31,502$29,829
Median household income$26,453$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,331$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,651$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$24,231$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,580$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate10.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level28.2%14.0%15.1%
The Johnston City, 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 Johnston City is $15,949, which is 49% lower than than the Illinois average and 47% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $26,453, which is 55% lower than than the Illinois average and 52% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Johnston City is 10%, which is 116% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Johnston City is 28% which is 86% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$17,633$26,453$52,906
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.

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  • The income per capita in Johnston City is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Johnston City is 52% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Johnston City is 116% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Johnston City is 86% higher than the national average.

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Johnston City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.7%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services8.9%11.7%
Public administration0.0%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.9%2.4%
Education, health & social services15.7%42.8%
Other34.4%33.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Crainville, IL1,456$59,0977%
North City, IL755$51,8756%
Carterville, IL5,742$48,42112%
Freeman Spur, IL254$48,00013%
Energy, IL1,166$45,93817%
Johnston City, IL3,521$26,45352%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gothenburg, NE3,521$59,6968%
Pawhuska, OK3,521$31,26943%
Smithville-Sanders, IN3,519$74,03434%
Baldwin, GA3,523$37,00033%
Bloomer, WI3,523$41,94924%
Johnston City, IL3,521$26,45352%
Source: The Johnston City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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