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Income/capita 25%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 39%
IndexMendotaIllinoisNational
Income per capita$22,374$31,502$29,829
Median household income$44,625$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,792$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,165$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$32,168$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$21,193$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level18.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mendota is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mendota is 19% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mendota is 39% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mendota is 21% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,747$44,625$89,250
      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.

      Mendota median earnings by income bracket

      Mendota employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.1%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector23.0%7.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.4%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services16.6%17.2%
      Public administration3.1%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%0.5%
      Education, health & social services7.8%42.7%
      Other30.5%23.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hollowayville, IL52$71,87530%
      Arlington, IL199$61,87512%
      Ladd, IL1,178$61,34611%
      Cherry, IL478$61,25011%
      North Utica, IL1,402$56,6352%
      Mendota, IL7,182$44,62519%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Woodland Park, CO7,180$65,97219%
      Belen, NM7,184$31,13344%
      Rockville, CT7,178$36,47534%
      Village St. George, LA7,187$67,00621%
      Northridge, OH7,188$56,9863%
      Mendota, IL7,182$44,62519%
      Source: The Mendota, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).