Income/capita 48%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 76%
IndexMound CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$15,521$31,502$29,829
Median household income$34,500$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,833$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$33,125$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$16,447$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level21.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mound City is 48% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mound City is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mound City is 76% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mound City is 42% higher than the national average

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      Mound City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.5%3.8%
      Manufacturing sector33.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.8%
      Wholesale & retail services26.9%16.3%
      Public administration0.0%20.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.3%31.7%

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      Bardwell, KY803$37,32133%
      Wickliffe, KY649$34,25038%
      Mound City, IL624$34,50038%

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      Source: The Mound City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).