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Income/capita 36%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 127%
IndexSesserIllinoisNational
Income per capita$19,035$31,502$29,829
Median household income$39,125$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,125$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$21,476$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$22,292$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate10.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level18.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sesser is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sesser is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sesser is 127% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sesser is 19% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,080$39,125$78,250
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Sesser median earnings by income bracket

      Sesser employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services23.5%12.8%
      Public administration3.1%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%1.3%
      Education, health & social services10.7%43.6%
      Other26.3%19.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Opdyke, IL215$70,17927%
      North City, IL755$51,8756%
      Ewing, IL294$45,75017%
      St. Johns, IL234$42,70823%
      Bonnie, IL375$41,81824%
      Sesser, IL1,861$39,12529%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Port Carbon, PA1,861$43,41922%
      Old River-Winfree, TX1,861$45,88217%
      Byhalia, MS1,861$30,16445%
      Liberty, KY1,861$30,25045%
      Plainville, KS1,860$48,87212%
      Sesser, IL1,861$39,12529%
      Source: The Sesser, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).