Income/capita 31%
Household income 42%
Unemployment 14%
Income per capita$20,663$31,502$29,829
Median household income$31,964$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,375$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,694$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$31,154$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$21,923$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pittsburg is 31% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pittsburg is 42% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pittsburg is 14% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pittsburg is 16% higher than the national average

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      Pittsburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.8%1.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services16.9%11.7%
      Public administration3.4%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.9%6.8%
      Education, health & social services12.8%48.5%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Crainville, IL1,456$59,0977%
      North City, IL755$51,8756%
      Carterville, IL5,742$48,42112%
      Freeman Spur, IL254$48,00013%
      Energy, IL1,166$45,93817%
      Pittsburg, IL564$31,96442%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Melrose, WI564$37,37532%
      Alex, OK564$35,83335%
      Glenville, MN564$45,93817%
      Shelburne, VT564$77,52840%
      Edgerton, MO564$54,0832%
      Pittsburg, IL564$31,96442%
      Source: The Pittsburg, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).