Income/capita 28%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 50%
Income per capita$21,542$31,502$29,829
Median household income$38,459$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,583$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,652$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$28,229$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,791$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Paris is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Paris is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Paris is 50% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Paris is 46% higher than the national average

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      Paris employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.3%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector44.7%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services4.5%9.2%
      Wholesale & retail services5.9%11.3%
      Public administration4.0%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%2.0%
      Education, health & social services11.3%34.8%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Shepardsville, IN237$69,18325%
      Tecumseh, IN717$69,00025%
      New Goshen, IN434$64,33016%
      Redmon, IL133$49,58310%
      Fairview Park, IN1,149$48,26413%
      Paris, IL8,413$38,45930%

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      Franklin, VA8,413$38,33331%
      North Sarasota, FL8,412$38,11731%
      Hollymead, VA8,411$79,71244%
      Celebration, FL8,410$81,06447%
      Fallon, NV8,410$37,84832%
      Paris, IL8,413$38,45930%
      Source: The Paris, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).