Income/capita 10%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 2%
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Income per capita$26,832$31,502$29,829
Median household income$50,446$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,000$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,375$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$38,813$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,417$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Towanda is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Towanda is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Towanda is 2% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Towanda is 32% lower than the national average

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      Towanda employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector20.0%3.4%
      Financial & insurance services8.5%13.8%
      Wholesale & retail services17.7%18.1%
      Public administration7.7%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%6.9%
      Education, health & social services6.2%21.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Twin Grove, IL1,929$104,79289.4%
      Hudson, IL1,704$83,88951.6%
      Danvers, IL1,291$74,21934.2%
      Downs, IL971$73,85433.5%
      Lexington, IL2,107$71,37529.0%
      Towanda, IL441$50,4468.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fredonia (Biscoe), AR441$31,77642.6%
      Rio Oso, CA441$70,20826.9%
      Pineview, GA441$21,97960.3%
      Bonaparte, IA441$27,35350.6%
      Naplate, IL441$48,12513.0%
      Towanda, IL441$50,4468.8%
      Source: The Towanda, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).