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Income/capita 32%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 14%
IndexRantoulIllinoisNational
Income per capita$20,202$31,502$29,829
Median household income$41,031$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,696$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,888$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$28,400$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$22,819$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rantoul is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rantoul is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rantoul is 14% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rantoul is 46% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,351$41,031$82,062
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Rantoul median earnings by income bracket

      Rantoul employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.5%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector21.3%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services19.1%20.4%
      Public administration3.4%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%1.5%
      Education, health & social services13.4%34.5%
      Other25.8%13.7%

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      Mahomet, IL7,996$86,61257%
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      Ogden, IL732$62,00012%
      Gifford, IL849$60,5369%
      Fisher, IL1,989$59,6208%
      Rantoul, IL13,238$41,03126%

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      Glenn Dale, MD13,235$115,525109%
      Thonotosassa, FL13,227$41,98624%
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      East Milton, FL13,222$46,50416%
      Lockhart, TX13,222$49,91310%
      Rantoul, IL13,238$41,03126%
      Source: The Rantoul, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).