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Income/capita 22%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 80%
IndexLaSalleIllinoisNational
Income per capita$23,230$31,502$29,829
Median household income$42,653$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,551$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,793$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$31,764$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$21,111$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level15.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in LaSalle is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in LaSalle is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in LaSalle is 80% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in LaSalle is 3% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,432$42,653$85,306
      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.

      LaSalle median earnings by income bracket

      LaSalle employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.2%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector19.4%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%3.6%
      Wholesale & retail services20.4%16.6%
      Public administration3.5%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities18.7%2.4%
      Education, health & social services8.9%29.0%
      Other20.5%30.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dayton, IL520$75,00036%
      McNabb, IL305$73,50033%
      Hollowayville, IL52$71,87530%
      Grand Ridge, IL588$70,00027%
      Cedar Point, IL335$62,81314%
      LaSalle, IL9,484$42,65323%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Amityville, NY9,484$88,10259%
      Winterville, NC9,484$63,95816%
      Pryor Creek, OK9,484$40,99326%
      Danville, IN9,482$54,6811%
      Rifle, CO9,488$57,0183%
      LaSalle, IL9,484$42,65323%
      Source: The LaSalle, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).