Income/capita 26%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 2%
IndexRock CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$22,143$31,502$29,829
Median household income$52,969$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,375$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$38,000$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$22,188$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rock City is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rock City is 4% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rock City is 2% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rock City is 44% lower than the national average

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      Rock City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.9%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector27.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%9.1%
      Wholesale & retail services15.2%24.7%
      Public administration2.5%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.9%2.6%
      Education, health & social services2.5%35.1%

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      Pecatonica, IL2,315$58,8646%
      Davis, IL688$55,0960%
      Juda, WI289$53,4723%
      Rock City, IL294$52,9694%

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