Income/capita 28%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 42%
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Income per capita$21,347$25,628$29,829
Median household income$46,667$48,038$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,321$60,309$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,750$30,832$35,192
Median earnings male$31,146$35,033$36,919
Median earnings female$21,458$23,287$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%3.6%4.7%
Poverty level23.0%16.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rock Island is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rock Island is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rock Island is 42% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rock Island is 52% higher than the national average

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      Rock Island employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.8%3.2%
      Manufacturing sector15.0%2.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.1%
      Wholesale & retail services16.7%12.8%
      Public administration1.7%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities28.3%10.3%
      Education, health & social services1.7%28.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Greenwood, AR9,296$57,1503.3%
      Bonanza, AR599$51,5636.8%
      Barling, AR4,747$43,36221.6%
      Mansfield, AR1,439$41,54824.9%
      Shady Point, OK1,096$41,01625.9%
      Rock Island, OK806$46,66715.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Schleswig, IA806$52,2225.6%
      Bedford, KY806$21,62560.9%
      Buckley, MI806$39,25029.1%
      Oshkosh, NE806$41,25025.4%
      Interlaken, NJ806$134,500143.1%
      Rock Island, OK806$46,66715.6%
      Source: The Rock Island, OK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).