Union employment information

IndexUnionIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,494$31,502$29,829
Median household income$62,396$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,313$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,500$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$32,381$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$16,833$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.8%14.0%15.1%
The Union, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Union is $25,494, which is 19% lower than than the Illinois average and 15% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $62,396, which is 5% higher than than the Illinois average and 13% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Union is 4%, which is 20% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Union is 14% which is 9% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$41,593$62,396$124,792
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Union is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Union is 13% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Union is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Union is 9% lower than the national average.

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Union median earnings by income bracket

Union employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector17.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.5%6.9%
Wholesale & retail services16.7%9.8%
Public administration3.0%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%4.9%
Education, health & social services3.0%42.2%
Other33.3%19.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lakewood, IL4,111$133,750142%
Gilberts, IL7,479$123,399123%
Bull Valley, IL1,213$122,708122%
Prairie Grove, IL1,704$108,92997%
Ringwood, IL810$102,25085%
Union, IL484$62,39613%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Keswick, CA484$0100%
New Meadows, ID484$30,50045%
Niangua, MO484$24,86155%
Withee, WI484$43,52321%
Wenden, AZ484$22,33060%
Union, IL484$62,39613%
Source: The Union, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).