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Income/capita 9%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 100%
IndexRaritanIllinoisNational
Income per capita$27,038$31,502$29,829
Median household income$44,063$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,375$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$32,500$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,000$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Raritan is 9% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Raritan is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Raritan is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Raritan is 77% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,372$44,063$88,126
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Raritan median earnings by income bracket

      Raritan employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services11.1%52.4%
      Wholesale & retail services44.4%9.5%
      Public administration5.6%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities27.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%38.1%
      Other0.0%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sciota, IL67$68,12523%
      Good Hope, IL396$56,4062%
      Gulf Port, IL21$53,7503%
      Kirkwood, IL848$53,7503%
      Biggsville, IL325$52,5005%
      Raritan, IL85$44,06320%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pontoosuc, IL85$42,81323%
      Basco, IL85$38,75030%
      Pensacola, OK85$40,00028%
      McGrew, NE85$17,81368%
      Kinsman, IL85$37,50032%
      Raritan, IL85$44,06320%
      Source: The Raritan, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).