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Income/capita 48%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 21%
IndexMontroseIllinoisNational
Income per capita$15,590$31,502$29,829
Median household income$37,500$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,156$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$25,250$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$16,797$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level14.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Montrose is 48% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Montrose is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Montrose is 21% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Montrose is 3% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $24,997$37,500$75,000
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Montrose median earnings by income bracket

      Montrose employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector21.3%14.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%6.0%
      Public administration0.0%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.8%2.0%
      Education, health & social services1.6%42.0%
      Other29.5%24.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Teutopolis, IL1,674$71,75030%
      Sigel, IL349$61,25011%
      Hidalgo, IL105$53,7503%
      Strasburg, IL501$48,90612%
      Stewardson, IL719$48,51612%
      Montrose, IL258$37,50032%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Venango, PA258$52,5005%
      Salladasburg, PA258$45,15618%
      Cameron, NC258$40,62527%
      Hager City, WI258$73,57133%
      Unadilla, NE258$53,4723%
      Montrose, IL258$37,50032%
      Source: The Montrose, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).