Income/capita 17%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 52%
Income per capita$24,732$31,502$29,829
Median household income$39,278$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,083$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,524$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$32,813$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,669$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oquawka is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oquawka is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oquawka is 52% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oquawka is 34% lower than the national average

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      Oquawka employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.7%4.0%
      Manufacturing sector34.3%1.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services17.6%7.7%
      Public administration1.5%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%4.0%
      Education, health & social services11.0%41.6%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Beaverdale, IA1,385$57,9175%
      Kirkwood, IL848$53,7503%
      Gulf Port, IL21$53,7503%
      Mediapolis, IA1,536$52,8474%
      Biggsville, IL325$52,5005%
      Oquawka, IL1,463$39,27829%

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      Lake Como, NJ1,463$76,25038%
      Blackwater, AZ1,462$22,05660%
      Washburn, ND1,464$74,27934%
      Bayboro, NC1,462$33,40540%
      Ordway, CO1,464$26,00053%
      Oquawka, IL1,463$39,27829%
      Source: The Oquawka, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).