Income/capita 25%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 56%
IndexScott AFBIllinoisNational
Income per capita$22,408$31,502$29,829
Median household income$48,472$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,861$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$39,484$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$22,364$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level6.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Scott AFB is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Scott AFB is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Scott AFB is 56% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Scott AFB is 55% lower than the national average

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      Scott AFB employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector2.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services3.2%18.6%
      Public administration66.0%41.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.6%20.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Aviston, IL2,299$83,62851%
      Maryville, IL7,837$82,39249%
      Glen Carbon, IL12,782$81,65848%
      Shiloh, IL13,050$81,14647%
      O'Fallon, IL29,078$80,32945%
      Scott AFB, IL2,982$48,47212%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cutten, CA2,982$44,91419%
      Christopher, IL2,982$34,44438%
      Penbrook, PA2,982$37,45732%
      Plumsteadville, PA2,983$97,60176%
      Blackhawk, SD2,981$53,2304%
      Scott AFB, IL2,982$48,47212%
      Source: The Scott AFB, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).