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Income/capita 13%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 100%
IndexPontoosucIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,808$31,502$29,829
Median household income$42,813$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,125$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,625$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$21,094$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level24.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pontoosuc is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pontoosuc is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pontoosuc is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pontoosuc is 64% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,539$42,813$85,626
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Pontoosuc median earnings by income bracket

      Pontoosuc employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector20.7%14.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%9.5%
      Wholesale & retail services6.9%0.0%
      Public administration10.3%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities37.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%61.9%
      Other10.3%23.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Middletown, IA361$55,6251%
      Gulf Port, IL21$53,7503%
      West Point, IA1,020$52,5005%
      Nauvoo, IL1,292$50,2599%
      Montrose, IA950$48,25013%
      Pontoosuc, IL85$42,81323%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Estelline, TX85$43,39322%
      Panorama Park, IA85$38,75030%
      Big Bend, CA85$16,75070%
      Talking Rock, GA85$51,2507%
      Paoli, CO85$0100%
      Pontoosuc, IL85$42,81323%
      Source: The Pontoosuc, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).