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Household income NAT. AVG.
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Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexThomsonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$30,156$31,502$29,829
Median household income$51,071$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,000$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$27,443$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,625$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level11.1%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Thomson is 1% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Thomson is 8% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Thomson is 54% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Thomson is 26% lower than the national average

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      $34,043 $51,071 $102,142
      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.

      Thomson median earnings by income bracket

      Thomson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.2%13.2%
      Manufacturing sector34.1%34.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services5.5%5.5%
      Public administration17.6%17.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities25.3%25.3%
      Education, health & social services4.4%4.4%
      Other0.0%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Goose Lake, IA298$78,52941.9%
      Albany, IL812$72,85731.7%
      Preston, IA1,013$70,55627.5%
      Morrison, IL3,850$58,9586.6%
      Mount Carroll, IL1,503$54,8210.9%
      Thomson, IL369$51,0717.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Forbestown, CA369$58,9426.5%
      Topaz, CA369$73,39632.7%
      South Fork, CO369$51,2507.4%
      Kelley, IA369$101,25083.0%
      Tetonia, ID369$48,63112.1%
      Thomson, IL369$51,0717.7%
      Source: The Thomson, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).