Income/capita 19%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 2%
Income per capita$24,245$31,502$29,829
Median household income$48,571$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,333$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$38,929$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$24,861$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level12.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lanark is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lanark is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lanark is 2% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lanark is 20% lower than the national average

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      Lanark employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.4%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector31.6%3.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.8%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services17.0%9.7%
      Public administration1.4%0.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%3.3%
      Education, health & social services6.8%44.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Thomson, IL563$61,97412%
      Pearl City, IL875$60,66710%
      Chadwick, IL581$49,06311%
      Milledgeville, IL1,052$46,36916%
      Coleta, IL196$45,20818%
      Lanark, IL1,542$48,57112%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Paradis, LA1,542$61,33611%
      Nicholson, GA1,542$42,21424%
      Woodacre, CA1,542$90,82464%
      Hancock, MD1,542$33,12540%
      Union Point, GA1,542$23,75057%
      Lanark, IL1,542$48,57112%
      Source: The Lanark, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).