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Income/capita 2%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 51%
IndexOrionIllinoisNational
Income per capita$29,300$31,502$29,829
Median household income$59,844$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,696$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,000$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$50,234$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$27,917$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Orion is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Orion is 8% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Orion is 51% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Orion is 53% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $39,892$59,844$119,688
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Orion median earnings by income bracket

      Orion employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.7%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector23.3%2.2%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%7.5%
      Wholesale & retail services19.0%14.7%
      Public administration4.0%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.1%2.9%
      Education, health & social services4.6%39.3%
      Other16.2%24.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hampton, IL1,996$75,32336%
      Bettendorf, IA35,048$75,25136%
      Riverdale, IA481$71,96430%
      Coyne Center, IL1,083$68,92925%
      Coal Valley, IL3,825$65,71419%
      Orion, IL2,013$59,8448%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      L'Anse, MI2,013$39,19429%
      Lost Hills, CA2,013$30,58345%
      Cherokee, NC2,013$32,77841%
      Athens, IL2,013$52,2226%
      Camden, OH2,013$41,64625%
      Orion, IL2,013$59,8448%
      Source: The Orion, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).