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Income/capita 37%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 63%
IndexLongviewIllinoisNational
Income per capita$18,680$31,502$29,829
Median household income$36,250$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$0$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,938$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Longview is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Longview is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Longview is 63% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Longview is 8% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $24,164$36,250$72,500
      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.

      Longview median earnings by income bracket

      Longview employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%0.0%
      Public administration6.9%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.3%0.0%
      Education, health & social services31.0%51.6%
      Other24.1%22.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Philo, IL1,627$76,35138%
      Pesotum, IL514$69,50026%
      Tolono, IL3,101$63,43815%
      Savoy, IL8,118$61,64611%
      Sidney, IL1,363$60,68810%
      Longview, IL137$36,25034%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Woodston, KS137$21,37561%
      Greensboro, IN137$29,58347%
      Antietam, MD137$111,905102%
      Devol, OK137$53,5233%
      Ramona, KS137$21,04262%
      Longview, IL137$36,25034%
      Source: The Longview, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).