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Income/capita 27%
Household income 43%
Unemployment 10%
IndexLomaxIllinoisNational
Income per capita$21,785$31,502$29,829
Median household income$31,339$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,500$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$32,143$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,594$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level19.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lomax is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lomax is 43% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lomax is 10% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lomax is 27% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,890$31,339$62,678
      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.

      Lomax median earnings by income bracket

      Lomax employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector42.3%15.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%16.9%
      Public administration0.0%15.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.5%6.8%
      Education, health & social services0.0%37.3%
      Other28.8%16.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Beaverdale, IA1,385$57,9175%
      Middletown, IA361$55,6251%
      Gulf Port, IL21$53,7503%
      Biggsville, IL325$52,5005%
      Media, IL149$51,8756%
      Lomax, IL375$31,33943%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fountain Lake, AR375$41,62525%
      Big Lake CDP, MN375$71,37529%
      Vintondale, PA375$32,18842%
      Rio Lucio, NM375$31,09444%
      Brady, NE375$50,7818%
      Lomax, IL375$31,33943%
      Source: The Lomax, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).