Income/capita 21%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 20%
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IndexMount ZionIllinoisNational
Income per capita$35,957$31,502$29,829
Median household income$66,125$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,896$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,702$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$50,565$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$27,260$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level2.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Zion is 21% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Zion is 20% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Zion is 20% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Zion is 83% lower than the national average

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      Mount Zion employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector34.1%2.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services13.4%15.7%
      Public administration4.7%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%2.6%
      Education, health & social services7.1%46.4%

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      Long Creek, IL1,508$80,85946.2%
      Boody, IL259$77,03139.2%
      Forsyth, IL3,421$76,57938.4%
      LaPlace, IL161$63,47214.7%
      Warrensburg, IL1,365$63,19414.2%
      Mount Zion, IL5,894$66,12519.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Central City, KY5,895$37,39332.4%
      Marion, VA5,891$32,82940.7%
      North Hobbs, NM5,899$75,15235.8%
      Crafton, PA5,899$51,2367.4%
      Norwood, PA5,900$70,31327.1%
      Mount Zion, IL5,894$66,12519.5%
      Source: The Mount Zion, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).