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Income/capita 13%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 90%
IndexSenecaIllinoisNational
Income per capita$26,071$31,502$29,829
Median household income$63,372$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,500$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,125$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$36,458$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,781$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Seneca is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Seneca is 15% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Seneca is 90% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Seneca is 15% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $42,243$63,372$126,744
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Seneca median earnings by income bracket

      Seneca employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.4%3.8%
      Financial & insurance services4.3%10.7%
      Wholesale & retail services12.6%12.9%
      Public administration5.3%5.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%2.4%
      Education, health & social services9.8%39.9%
      Other18.6%21.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dayton, IL520$75,00036%
      Grand Ridge, IL588$70,00027%
      Mazon, IL957$61,94412%
      Dwight, IL4,168$60,3919%
      Lisbon, IL397$58,5426%
      Seneca, IL2,565$63,37215%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moscow Mills, MO2,565$39,19829%
      Park City, TN2,565$45,87117%
      Piermont, NY2,565$101,50083%
      Lake Wazeecha, WI2,565$66,13120%
      Clinton, AR2,565$36,42934%
      Seneca, IL2,565$63,37215%
      Source: The Seneca, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).