Wataga employment information

IndexWatagaIllinoisNational
Income per capita$21,997$31,502$29,829
Median household income$50,197$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,167$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$37,232$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,688$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.0%14.0%15.1%
The Wataga, 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 Wataga is $21,997, which is 30% lower than than the Illinois average and 26% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $50,197, which is 15% lower than than the Illinois average and 9% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Wataga is 3%, which is 40% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Wataga is 13% which is 14% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$33,461$50,197$100,394
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 Wataga is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wataga is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wataga is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wataga is 14% lower than the national average.

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      Wataga median earnings by income bracket

      Wataga employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.5%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector22.6%3.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%1.1%
      Wholesale & retail services18.3%33.2%
      Public administration9.1%5.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.7%3.2%
      Education, health & social services2.4%36.4%
      Other9.6%18.7%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Oak Run, IL528$64,62517%
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      Woodhull, IL907$56,0421%
      Alexis, IL979$55,3950%
      Altona, IL535$50,6258%
      Wataga, IL778$50,1979%

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      Pineville, MO778$32,85741%
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      Brinnon, WA778$51,0428%
      Sherwood village, OH778$43,84621%
      Wataga, IL778$50,1979%
      Source: The Wataga, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).