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Income/capita 25%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 72%
IndexMount MorrisIllinoisNational
Income per capita$22,291$31,502$29,829
Median household income$42,115$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,578$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,795$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$36,518$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$14,358$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level21.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Morris is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Morris is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Morris is 72% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Morris is 40% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,073$42,115$84,230
      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.

      Mount Morris median earnings by income bracket

      Mount Morris employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector38.9%1.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.4%
      Wholesale & retail services18.2%22.6%
      Public administration11.1%5.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services11.2%37.2%
      Other17.0%21.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Grand Detour, IL489$98,85479%
      Lost Nation, IL633$76,78639%
      Winnebago, IL3,008$73,71933%
      Stillman Valley, IL1,075$61,12510%
      Franklin Grove, IL1,060$52,6925%
      Mount Morris, IL3,008$42,11524%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Clarcona, FL3,008$34,06338%
      Winnebago, IL3,008$73,71933%
      Grayson, GA3,008$84,51453%
      Pembroke, NC3,008$17,14769%
      Strasburg, OH3,007$51,3697%
      Mount Morris, IL3,008$42,11524%
      Source: The Mount Morris, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).