Income/capita 48%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 48%
Income per capita$15,587$31,502$29,829
Median household income$31,023$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,563$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$25,455$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$9,375$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level25.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Roberts is 48% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Roberts is 44% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Roberts is 48% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Roberts is 66% higher than the national average

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      Roberts employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.4%39.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.9%
      Wholesale & retail services16.7%35.3%
      Public administration4.2%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.1%11.8%

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      Roberts, IL374$31,02344%

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      Source: The Roberts, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).