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Income/capita 35%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 31%
IndexMonmouthIllinoisNational
Income per capita$19,498$31,502$29,829
Median household income$36,846$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,056$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,815$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$23,408$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$15,388$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level21.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Monmouth is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Monmouth is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Monmouth is 31% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Monmouth is 44% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $24,561$36,846$73,692
      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.

      Monmouth median earnings by income bracket

      Monmouth employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.7%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector26.4%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services10.7%12.0%
      Public administration1.9%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%2.6%
      Education, health & social services23.6%50.4%
      Other22.5%17.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Alexis, IL979$55,3950%
      Kirkwood, IL848$53,7503%
      Biggsville, IL325$52,5005%
      Media, IL149$51,8756%
      Seaton, IL205$50,6258%
      Monmouth, IL9,272$36,84633%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Morehead City, NC9,273$39,36829%
      Ecorse, MI9,270$26,49652%
      Waseca, MN9,267$45,34518%
      Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,265$119,500116%
      Grants, NM9,263$35,76535%
      Monmouth, IL9,272$36,84633%
      Source: The Monmouth, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).