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Household income NAT. AVG.
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Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexPontoon BeachIllinoisNational
Income per capita$24,806$31,502$29,829
Median household income$56,005$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,637$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,947$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$41,339$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$29,901$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.4%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pontoon Beach is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pontoon Beach is 1% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pontoon Beach is 49% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pontoon Beach is 11% lower than the national average

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      $37,332 $56,005 $112,010
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      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Pontoon Beach median earnings by income bracket

      Pontoon Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.4%14.4%
      Manufacturing sector16.7%16.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.6%16.6%
      Public administration7.3%7.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.4%13.4%
      Education, health & social services6.2%6.2%
      Other23.5%23.5%

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      Old Jamestown, MO19,602$92,11166.5%
      O'Fallon, IL29,487$90,43263.5%
      Pontoon Beach, IL5,822$56,0051.2%

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      Westville, IN5,822$48,75011.9%
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      Rupert, ID5,820$41,61824.8%
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      Pontoon Beach, IL5,822$56,0051.2%
      Source: The Pontoon Beach, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).