Income/capita 30%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 10%
Income per capita$20,782$31,502$29,829
Median household income$37,234$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,454$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,783$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$28,371$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,837$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level23.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kewanee is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Kewanee is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kewanee is 10% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kewanee is 56% higher than the national average

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      Kewanee employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector35.0%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%3.7%
      Wholesale & retail services14.8%13.8%
      Public administration4.1%5.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%1.2%
      Education, health & social services7.5%34.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Geneseo, IL6,589$60,5319%
      Cambridge, IL2,162$57,6044%
      Neponset, IL554$51,9236%
      Altona, IL535$50,6258%
      Bradford, IL657$50,00010%
      Kewanee, IL12,755$37,23433%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Derby, CT12,755$55,3160%
      Auburn, IN12,758$45,94817%
      St. Marys, PA12,748$49,01411%
      Parker, SC12,743$30,57245%
      Short Hills, NJ12,771$250,001352%
      Kewanee, IL12,755$37,23433%
      Source: The Kewanee, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).