Income/capita 13%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 46%
Income per capita$26,041$31,502$29,829
Median household income$63,333$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,000$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$41,250$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,833$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level21.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Steward is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Steward is 14% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Steward is 46% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Steward is 42% higher than the national average

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      Steward employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector21.6%10.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services15.9%10.0%
      Public administration9.1%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%4.3%
      Education, health & social services5.7%50.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Waterman, IL1,527$63,57115%
      Malta, IL1,041$60,3919%
      Hillcrest, IL1,258$58,0005%
      Shabbona, IL982$54,7221%
      Compton, IL259$53,2814%
      Steward, IL315$63,33314%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maytown, KY315$55,0860%
      Ashippun, WI315$66,78621%
      Roxobel, NC315$34,00039%
      Marble, NC315$0100%
      Kinderhook, IL315$51,8186%
      Steward, IL315$63,33314%
      Source: The Steward, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).