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Income/capita 19%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 19%
IndexShannonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$24,220$31,502$29,829
Median household income$41,310$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,667$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,000$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$31,544$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,625$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Shannon is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Shannon is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Shannon is 19% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Shannon is 28% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,537$41,310$82,620
      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.

      Shannon median earnings by income bracket

      Shannon employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.0%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector22.9%4.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services16.6%23.0%
      Public administration3.8%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services6.4%29.4%
      Other19.7%26.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pearl City, IL875$60,66710%
      German Valley, IL486$50,4559%
      Adeline, IL92$50,4179%
      Chadwick, IL581$49,06311%
      Lanark, IL1,542$48,57112%
      Shannon, IL646$41,31025%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wade, NC646$46,00017%
      Blackwells Mills, NJ646$185,186235%
      Harmony, IN646$45,71417%
      Eureka, UT646$48,33313%
      Cawood, KY646$23,03658%
      Shannon, IL646$41,31025%
      Source: The Shannon, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).