Income/capita 24%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 82%
IndexMount OliveIllinoisNational
Income per capita$22,577$31,502$29,829
Median household income$51,563$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,697$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,886$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,871$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,400$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate0.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Olive is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Olive is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Olive is 82% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Olive is 49% lower than the national average

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      Mount Olive employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.3%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.9%2.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%6.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%14.9%
      Public administration2.3%4.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%3.3%
      Education, health & social services8.1%37.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785$83,30751%
      Hamel, IL1,015$72,00030%
      East Gillespie, IL263$61,07110%
      Alhambra, IL523$55,2500%
      Worden, IL1,192$54,0482%
      Mount Olive, IL1,980$51,5637%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Duson, LA1,980$31,82742%
      Carrington, ND1,980$51,5507%
      Ridgely, TN1,980$29,75046%
      Manitou Beach-Devils Lake, MI1,979$45,93817%
      Harbor, OR1,981$26,89051%
      Mount Olive, IL1,980$51,5637%
      Source: The Mount Olive, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).