Income/capita 5%
Household income 35%
Unemployment 59%
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Income per capita$31,174$31,502$29,829
Median household income$74,917$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,875$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$48,000$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$31,776$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Limestone is 5% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Limestone is 35% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Limestone is 59% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Limestone is 78% lower than the national average

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      Limestone employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.4%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector23.2%3.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%6.9%
      Wholesale & retail services14.1%16.5%
      Public administration3.0%4.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.9%1.4%
      Education, health & social services13.4%47.7%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Peotone, IL4,146$79,28643.3%
      Union Hill, IL32$72,08330.3%
      Bonfield, IL337$71,25028.8%
      Symerton, IL105$67,70822.4%
      Bourbonnais, IL18,607$67,23621.5%
      Limestone, IL1,562$74,91735.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Somerset, TX1,562$40,51526.8%
      Grassland, MB1,562n/a 
      Blue Grass, IA1,563$71,05828.4%
      East Berlin, PA1,563$57,8294.5%
      University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, PA1,561$0100.0%
      Limestone, IL1,562$74,91735.4%
      Source: The Limestone, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).