Watseka employment information

IndexWatsekaIllinoisNational
Income per capita$21,872$31,502$29,829
Median household income$37,645$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,688$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,764$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,167$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$18,079$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level24.6%14.0%15.1%
The Watseka, 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 Watseka is $21,872, which is 31% lower than than the Illinois average and 27% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $37,645, which is 36% lower than than the Illinois average and 32% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Watseka is 4%, which is 7% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Watseka is 25% which is 63% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$25,094$37,645$75,290
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 Watseka is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Watseka is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Watseka is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Watseka is 63% higher than the national average.

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Watseka median earnings by income bracket

Watseka employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.8%2.1%
Manufacturing sector25.5%6.6%
Financial & insurance services6.6%8.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.6%17.9%
Public administration1.3%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services9.9%37.8%
Other15.6%24.8%

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Clifton, IL1,475$62,70813%
Ashkum, IL710$55,8331%
Martinton, IL325$52,5005%
Danforth, IL602$51,0008%
Iroquois, IL165$49,37511%
Watseka, IL5,318$37,64532%

Cities with similar population

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Myrtletown, CA5,320$62,38413%
Bret Harte, CA5,315$30,08946%
Eastman, GA5,315$31,93542%
Firthcliffe, NY5,323$74,47435%
Monticello, IN5,312$38,40331%
Watseka, IL5,318$37,64532%
Source: The Watseka, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).