Income/capita 18%
Household income 18%
Unemployment 70%
Income per capita$24,360$31,502$29,829
Median household income$45,357$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,417$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,250$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$37,375$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,833$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level9.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Patoka is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Patoka is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Patoka is 70% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Patoka is 38% lower than the national average

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      Patoka employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector24.6%7.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.9%5.8%
      Public administration7.0%7.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.3%3.5%
      Education, health & social services7.9%58.1%

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      Hoffman, IL486$45,00019%
      St. Peter, IL388$42,01424%
      Patoka, IL500$45,35718%

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      Patoka, IL500$45,35718%
      Source: The Patoka, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).