Income/capita 47%
Household income 52%
Unemployment 116%
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%

Key findings

  • 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%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      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.
      Pawhuska, OK3,521$31,26943%
      Gothenburg, NE3,521$59,6968%
      Smithville-Sanders, IN3,519$74,03434%
      Bloomer, WI3,523$41,94924%
      Tupper Lake, NY3,523$50,2439%
      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).