Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$24,474$31,502$29,829
Median household income$44,406$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,113$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,893$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$29,938$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,867$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level25.6%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rockdale is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rockdale is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rockdale is 39% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rockdale is 69% higher than the national average

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      $29,601 $44,406 $88,812
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Rockdale median earnings by income bracket

      Rockdale employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.1%7.1%
      Manufacturing sector16.9%16.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.7%13.7%
      Public administration2.6%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.7%17.7%
      Education, health & social services7.8%7.8%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Frankfort, IL19,166$140,731154.4%
      Plainfield, IL44,857$131,241137.2%
      New Lenox, IL26,788$115,327108.5%
      Lemont, IL17,131$114,509107.0%
      Mokena, IL20,720$109,93598.7%
      Rockdale, IL2,416$44,40619.7%

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      Bridgman, MI2,416$71,13328.6%
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      Bayard, NM2,415$52,7984.6%
      Polk City, FL2,417$59,4027.4%
      Milford, NE2,417$60,3299.1%
      Rockdale, IL2,416$44,40619.7%
      Source: The Rockdale, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).