Income/capita 19%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 100%
Income per capita$24,297$31,502$29,829
Median household income$46,500$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,500$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$43,750$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,125$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lima is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lima is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lima is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lima is 72% lower than the national average

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      Lima employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry30.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector44.4%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services2.8%9.3%
      Public administration0.0%16.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.4%4.7%
      Education, health & social services0.0%37.2%

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      Mendon, IL935$53,9712%
      Hamilton, IL2,916$50,3089%
      Warsaw, IL1,475$48,75012%
      Ursa, IL619$47,77814%
      La Grange, MO919$47,60414%
      Lima, IL121$46,50016%

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      Lookeba, OK121$27,81350%
      Wing, ND121$43,92921%
      Lincoln, IA121$27,50050%
      Lloyd, FL121$0100%
      Ward, SC121$26,75052%
      Lima, IL121$46,50016%
      Source: The Lima, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).