Income/capita 7%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 43%
IndexMount PulaskiIllinoisNational
Income per capita$27,864$31,502$29,829
Median household income$59,792$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,654$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,500$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$41,321$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$26,217$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Pulaski is 7% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Pulaski is 8% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Pulaski is 43% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Pulaski is 48% lower than the national average

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      Mount Pulaski employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.3%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector19.5%7.4%
      Financial & insurance services4.6%7.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%13.0%
      Public administration10.0%6.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.7%2.1%
      Education, health & social services8.3%43.6%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Spaulding, IL766$86,25056%
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      Chestnut, IL134$70,31327%
      Cornland, IL70$63,91316%
      Warrensburg, IL1,365$63,19414%
      Mount Pulaski, IL1,444$59,7928%

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      Urbana, IA1,444$77,40440%
      Whitmire, SC1,444$30,40845%
      Serenada, TX1,443$81,25047%
      Eldridge, CA1,445$84,86153%
      Livermore Falls, ME1,445$31,95342%
      Mount Pulaski, IL1,444$59,7928%
      Source: The Mount Pulaski, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).