Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$23,914$31,502$29,829
Median household income$50,156$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,417$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$38,417$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$14,632$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.3%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Joy is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Joy is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Joy is 90% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Joy is 12% lower than the national average

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      $33,433 $50,156 $100,312
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Joy median earnings by income bracket

      Joy employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry27.1%27.1%
      Manufacturing sector17.6%17.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%1.2%
      Wholesale & retail services14.1%14.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.1%14.1%
      Education, health & social services4.7%4.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Fruitland, IA1,270$84,41852.6%
      Reynolds, IL680$72,63931.3%
      Mediapolis, IA2,118$59,9268.3%
      Seaton, IL278$59,5837.7%
      Matherville, IL869$55,5360.4%
      Joy, IL292$50,1569.3%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Idledale, CO292$122,841122.0%
      Baldwin, IL292$39,90427.9%
      Campbell Hill, IL292$58,1255.1%
      Vallonia, IN292$84,46452.7%
      Hosston, LA292$48,75011.9%
      Joy, IL292$50,1569.3%
      Source: The Joy, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).