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Income/capita 16%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 7%
IndexStauntonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,096$31,502$29,829
Median household income$42,531$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,906$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,084$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$45,933$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$19,447$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level15.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Staunton is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Staunton is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Staunton is 7% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Staunton is 3% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,351$42,531$85,062
      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.

      Staunton median earnings by income bracket

      Staunton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services28.6%16.2%
      Public administration8.0%7.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities24.1%7.2%
      Education, health & social services1.6%31.2%
      Other12.7%26.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785$83,30751%
      Hamel, IL1,015$72,00030%
      Grantfork, IL360$71,71930%
      Edwardsville, IL25,044$68,45424%
      Shipman, IL594$61,87512%
      Staunton, IL4,895$42,53123%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Nashville, GA4,895$27,10451%
      Shady Hollow, TX4,895$113,661105%
      Zephyrhills South, FL4,894$32,63041%
      Telford, PA4,893$62,57813%
      Union Grove, WI4,897$62,97914%
      Staunton, IL4,895$42,53123%
      Source: The Staunton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).