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Income/capita 36%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 27%
IndexVandaliaIllinoisNational
Income per capita$18,962$31,502$29,829
Median household income$44,455$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,500$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,117$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$30,492$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$21,757$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level16.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Vandalia is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Vandalia is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Vandalia is 27% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Vandalia is 12% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $29,633$44,455$88,910
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Vandalia median earnings by income bracket

      Vandalia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%1.8%
      Financial & insurance services4.8%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.7%20.7%
      Public administration18.3%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%1.2%
      Education, health & social services14.8%36.5%
      Other19.2%19.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Smithboro, IL171$52,9174%
      Greenville, IL6,833$49,10911%
      Brownstown, IL710$47,50014%
      St. Peter, IL388$42,01424%
      Ramsey, IL1,374$39,65928%
      Vandalia, IL6,758$44,45520%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Torrington, WY6,759$41,95924%
      Gibsonville, NC6,759$51,3167%
      Marion, SC6,756$28,94848%
      Taneytown, MD6,755$66,39220%
      South Weber, UT6,762$84,26052%
      Vandalia, IL6,758$44,45520%
      Source: The Vandalia, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).