Wood River employment information

IndexWood RiverIllinoisNational
Income per capita$23,185$31,502$29,829
Median household income$41,143$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,315$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,819$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,307$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$24,986$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level18.7%14.0%15.1%
The Wood River, 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 Wood River is $23,185, which is 26% lower than than the Illinois average and 22% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,143, which is 30% lower than than the Illinois average and 26% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Wood River is 5%, which is equal to than the national average. The poverty rate in Wood River is 19% which is 23% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,425$41,143$82,286
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 Wood River is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wood River is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wood River is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wood River is 23% higher than the national average.

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Wood River median earnings by income bracket

Wood River employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.1%1.6%
Manufacturing sector20.0%0.3%
Financial & insurance services2.3%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services11.4%12.2%
Public administration2.9%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.8%6.8%
Education, health & social services11.2%35.6%
Other25.1%25.1%

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Source: The Wood River, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).