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Income/capita 14%
Household income 1%
Unemployment 36%
IndexNormalIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,574$31,502$29,829
Median household income$54,496$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,294$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,765$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$25,459$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$15,088$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Normal is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Normal is 1% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Normal is 36% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Normal is 47% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $36,327$54,496$108,992
      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.

      Normal median earnings by income bracket

      Normal employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.9%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector8.0%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services15.9%13.3%
      Wholesale & retail services17.7%12.9%
      Public administration2.2%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%1.6%
      Education, health & social services18.3%39.6%
      Other28.7%26.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Twin Grove, IL1,929$104,79289%
      Goodfield, IL931$98,75079%
      Hudson, IL1,704$83,88952%
      Heyworth, IL3,031$74,67435%
      Danvers, IL1,291$74,21934%
      Normal, IL54,534$54,4961%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dublin, CA54,523$128,403132%
      Mount Prospect, IL54,552$69,51726%
      Rosemead, CA54,507$45,51018%
      Greenwood, IN54,564$53,5923%
      Highland, CA54,490$53,5043%
      Normal, IL54,534$54,4961%
      Source: The Normal, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).