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Income/capita 44%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 87%
IndexRamseyIllinoisNational
Income per capita$16,731$31,502$29,829
Median household income$39,659$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,350$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,583$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$36,544$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$17,308$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level21.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ramsey is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ramsey is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ramsey is 87% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ramsey is 45% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,436$39,659$79,318
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      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.

      Ramsey median earnings by income bracket

      Ramsey employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector20.2%9.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services10.9%14.9%
      Public administration27.5%8.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.3%49.8%
      Other28.7%20.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wenonah, IL40$79,00043%
      Oconee, IL183$48,57112%
      Witt, IL910$48,00013%
      Brownstown, IL710$47,50014%
      Ohlman, IL113$45,55618%
      Ramsey, IL1,374$39,65928%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Foscoe, NC1,374$37,18333%
      Shelby, AL1,374$31,94442%
      Spring Valley, AZ1,374$31,95142%
      Fruitport, MI1,374$49,92610%
      Dickson, OK1,374$55,8551%
      Ramsey, IL1,374$39,65928%
      Source: The Ramsey, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).