Income/capita 2%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 64%
IndexMonroe CenterIllinoisNational
Income per capita$29,347$31,502$29,829
Median household income$71,964$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,000$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,679$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$48,500$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,893$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level1.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Monroe Center is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Monroe Center is 30% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Monroe Center is 64% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Monroe Center is 93% lower than the national average

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      Monroe Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.8%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector31.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.2%14.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.0%21.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.8%5.0%
      Education, health & social services5.2%34.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Winnebago, IL3,008$73,71933%
      Kingston, IL1,170$71,25029%
      Davis Junction, IL2,439$70,62528%
      Stillman Valley, IL1,075$61,12510%
      Malta, IL1,041$60,3919%
      Monroe Center, IL463$71,96430%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moreland, GA463$66,56320%
      Brooker, FL463$48,75012%
      Ramona, OK463$31,66743%
      Dexter, KY463$54,7401%
      Dow City, IA463$34,16738%
      Monroe Center, IL463$71,96430%
      Source: The Monroe Center, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).