Income/capita 44%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 71%
IndexNew CantonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$16,709$31,502$29,829
Median household income$37,292$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,833$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,906$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,536$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$19,844$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level18.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in New Canton is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in New Canton is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in New Canton is 71% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in New Canton is 22% higher than the national average

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      New Canton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry32.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector37.2%8.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%19.2%
      Public administration0.0%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.1%32.9%

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      New Canton, IL356$37,29233%

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      Source: The New Canton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).