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Income/capita 33%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 24%
IndexMacombIllinoisNational
Income per capita$19,862$31,502$29,829
Median household income$35,459$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,288$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,175$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$15,135$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$10,507$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level33.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Macomb is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Macomb is 36% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Macomb is 24% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Macomb is 122% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,636$35,459$70,918
      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.

      Macomb median earnings by income bracket

      Macomb employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector11.0%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services17.5%15.2%
      Public administration3.5%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%0.9%
      Education, health & social services29.1%46.7%
      Other23.5%21.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sciota, IL67$68,12523%
      Industry, IL437$57,0833%
      Good Hope, IL396$56,4062%
      Table Grove, IL436$49,13511%
      Avon, IL803$48,75012%
      Macomb, IL18,771$35,45936%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mill Creek East, WA18,771$100,70782%
      East Hemet, CA18,764$49,83110%
      North Salt Lake, UT18,753$71,75830%
      Arlington, WA18,749$66,61520%
      Secaucus, NJ18,737$94,16070%
      Macomb, IL18,771$35,45936%
      Source: The Macomb, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).