Income/capita 24%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 54%
Income per capita$22,573$31,502$29,829
Median household income$41,389$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,375$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,896$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$32,147$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,192$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level18.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Polo is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Polo is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Polo is 54% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Polo is 24% higher than the national average

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      Polo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.2%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector17.6%2.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services21.3%12.6%
      Public administration13.6%13.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%2.9%
      Education, health & social services6.2%32.4%

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      Grand Detour, IL489$98,85479%
      Lost Nation, IL633$76,78639%
      Franklin Grove, IL1,060$52,6925%
      Dixon, IL14,802$51,0008%
      Adeline, IL92$50,4179%
      Polo, IL2,131$41,38925%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Remsenburg-Speonk, NY2,131$96,38974%
      Southmont, PA2,131$64,15216%
      Pine Air, FL2,131$42,05424%
      Arcade, NY2,130$38,12531%
      South Creek, WA2,132$58,1625%
      Polo, IL2,131$41,38925%
      Source: The Polo, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).