Income/capita 10%
Household income 100%
Unemployment 124%
IndexMount ErieIllinoisNational
Income per capita$26,699$31,502$29,829
Median household income$0$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$32,083$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$0$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate10.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level12.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Erie is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Erie is 100% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Erie is 124% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Erie is 15% lower than the national average

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      Mount Erie employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector25.0%17.4%
      Financial & insurance services15.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%26.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%8.7%
      Education, health & social services0.0%39.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Parkersburg, IL146$48,00013%
      Claremont, IL272$46,07117%
      Browns, IL112$45,62518%
      Noble, IL604$45,00019%
      West Salem, IL858$43,02622%
      Mount Erie, IL78$0100%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wakulla, NC78$0100%
      La Due, MO78$31,25044%
      Pageton, WV78$0100%
      Spring Gap, MD78$0100%
      St. Clairsville, PA78$43,75021%
      Mount Erie, IL78$0100%
      Source: The Mount Erie, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).