Nelson employment information

IndexNelsonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$14,849$31,502$29,829
Median household income$36,250$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,292$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$32,917$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,333$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.4%14.0%15.1%
The Nelson, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Nelson is $14,849, which is 53% lower than than the Illinois average and 50% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,250, which is 39% lower than than the Illinois average and 34% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Nelson is 6%, which is 37% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Nelson is 17% which is 15% higher than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$24,164$36,250$72,500
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Nelson is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Nelson is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Nelson is 37% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Nelson is 15% higher than the national average.

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Nelson median earnings by income bracket

Nelson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector28.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%25.0%
Public administration0.0%8.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities32.0%4.2%
Education, health & social services0.0%20.8%
Other20.0%33.3%

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Deer Grove, IL39$80,25045%
Lost Nation, IL633$76,78639%
Como, IL408$52,6565%
Dixon, IL14,802$51,0008%
Nelson, IL132$36,25034%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New Blaine, AR132$0100%
Bluff City, KS132$23,57157%
Ithaca, OH132$31,96442%
Mill Spring, MO132$16,45870%
Prestonville, KY132$21,87560%
Nelson, IL132$36,25034%
Source: The Nelson, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).