Income/capita 37%
Household income 69%
Unemployment 171%
IndexOld ShawneetownIllinoisNational
Income per capita$18,697$31,502$29,829
Median household income$17,188$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$45,750$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$17,813$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate12.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level56.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Old Shawneetown is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Old Shawneetown is 69% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Old Shawneetown is 171% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Old Shawneetown is 277% higher than the national average

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      Old Shawneetown median earnings by income bracket

      Old Shawneetown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry29.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.8%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities58.8%8.3%
      Education, health & social services0.0%66.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Junction, IL114$57,5004%
      Ridgway, IL809$39,85028%
      Equality, IL591$37,25033%
      Omaha, IL331$36,75034%
      Morganfield, KY3,571$36,67634%
      Old Shawneetown, IL130$17,18869%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rockville, MO130$32,81341%
      Vincent, IA130$58,7506%
      Louann, AR130$30,00046%
      Godwin, NC130$33,43840%
      Montpelier, ND130$81,25047%
      Old Shawneetown, IL130$17,18869%
      Source: The Old Shawneetown, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).