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Income

Contents:


Median Household / Family and Per Capita Income

 
Table D1-a      

Median Annual Household Income (1980-1990)

  1980* 1990 % change
Alorton    $ 10,927.00 
Brooklyn    $ 10,691.00 
Centreville  $ 9,425.00  $ 13,822.00  46.7%
Washington Park  $ 10,157.00  $ 11,912.00  17.3%
East Saint Louis  $ 9,452.00  $ 12,627.00  33.6%
Average of 5 ECs  $ 9,678.00  $ 11,995.80  23.9%
St. Clair County  $ 16,119.00  $ 26,813.00  66.3%
Saint Louis  $ 11,511.00  $ 19,458.00  69.0%
St. Louis, MO-IL MSA  $ 19,813.00  $ 31,744.00  60.2%
State of Illinois  $ 19,321.00  $ 32,252.00  66.9%
* some information is missing due to village size at time  
Source: 1980 Census of Population, 1990 Social and Economic Characteristics, and Own Calculations

 
Table D1-b      

Median Annual Family Income (1980-1990)

  1980* 1990 % change
Alorton    $ 10,285.00 
Brooklyn    $ 11,268.00 
Centreville  $ 11,029.00  $ 15,829.00  43.5%
Washington Park  $ 12,781.00  $ 15,975.00  25.0%
East Saint Louis  $ 12,372.00  $ 11,944.00  -3.5%
Average of 5 ECs  $ 12,060.67  $ 13,060.20  8.3%
St. Clair County  $ 19,239.00  $ 31,939.00 66.0%
Saint Louis  $ 15,265.00  $ 24,274.00  59.0%
St. Louis, MO-IL MSA  $ 22,995.00  $ 38,146.00  65.9%
State of Illinois  $ 22,746.00  $ 38,664.00  70.0%
* some information is missing due to village size at time      
Source: 1980 Census of Population, 1990 Social and Economic Characteristics, and Own Calculations

Per Capita Income

Table D1-c      

Per Capita Income (1980-1990)

  1980* 1990 % change
Alorton    $ 4,846.00 
Brooklyn    $ 5,350.00 
Centreville  $ 3,914.00  $ 7,189.00  83.7%
Washington Park  $ 4,233.00  $ 6,007.00  41.9%
East Saint Louis  $ 3,681.00  $ 6,421.00  74.4%
Average of 5 ECs  $ 3,942.67  $ 5,962.60  51.2%
St. Clair County  $ 6,463.00  $ 11,916.00  84.4%
Saint Louis  $ 5,879.00  $ 10,798.00  83.7%
St. Louis, MO-IL MSA  $ 7,664.00  $ 14,917.00  94.6%
State of Illinois  $ 8,066.00  $ 15,201.00  88.5%
* some information is missing due to village size at time      
Source: 1980 Census of Population, 1990 Social and Economic Characteristics, and Own Calculations

Income Sources

Table D2            

Income Sources (1990)

  % from wage/salary  % from interest/ dividend  % from Public Assistance* % from Social Security  % from Retirement  % from other types 
Alorton  65.9% 7.0% 37.1% 26.3% 12.1% 19.1%
Brooklyn  56.6% 9.7% 48.2% 33.9% 13.2% 5.3%
Centreville  65.8% 12.4% 36.5% 33.8% 17.0% 12.4%
Washington Park  69.1% 14.0% 40.0% 25.8% 10.1% 10.9%
East Saint Louis  62.1% 9.3% 39.2% 30.6% 13.8% 11.7%
Average of 5 ECs  63.9% 10.5% 40.2% 30.1% 13.2% 11.9%
St. Clair County  74.7% 39.3% 12.0% 29.0% 18.1% 11.0%
Saint Louis  68.5% 30.8% 13.6% 33.6% 16.8% 9.0%
St. Louis, MO-IL MSA  75.0% 43.3% 9.1% 29.8% 18.7% 10.5%
State of Illinois  78.3% 44.5% 7.3% 26.2% 14.5% 8.6%
* TANF, AFDC, IPA, etc.            
*Note: Percentages don't add up to 100% because households could use a multitude of Income Sources    
Source: 1980 Census of Population and 1990 Social and Economic Characteristics

Poverty Rates

Table D3-a      

 

Number and Percentage of Households in Poverty* vs. Number and Percentage of Households NOT in Poverty

  # in Poverty  % in Poverty  # NOT in Poverty  % NOT in Poverty
Alorton  467  52.7% 419  47.3%
Brooklyn  158  41.6% 222  58.4%
Centreville  924  37.6% 1,534  62.4%
Washington Park  1,060  47.8% 1,157  52.2%
East Saint Louis  5,441  41.8% 7,568  58.2%
Combined 5 ECs  8,050  42.5% 10,900  57.5%
St. Clair County  15,030  15.8% 80,082  84.2%
Suburban Ring  6,980  9.2% 69,182  90.8%
Saint Louis  35,710  21.7% 128,694  78.3%
St. Louis, MO-IL MSA**  27,992  12.9% 188,938  87.1%
State of Illinois  481,483  11.5% 3,716,237  88.5%
* or, below poverty level         
** Illinois part         
Source: 1980 Census of Population, 1990 Social and Economic Characteristics, and Own Calculations

 
Table D3-b      

 

Number and Percentage of Families in Poverty* vs. Number and Percentage of Families NOT in Poverty

  # in Poverty  % in Poverty  # NOT in Poverty  % NOT in Poverty
Alorton  382  54.2% 323  45.8%
Brooklyn  119  44.4% 149  55.6%
Centreville  649  35.5% 1,180  64.5%
Washington Park  939  52.6% 847  47.4%
East Saint Louis  3,739  39.5% 5,719  60.5%
Combined 5 ECs  5,828  41.5% 8,218  58.5%
St. Clair County  9,606  13.9% 59,563  86.1%
Saint Louis  18,872  20.6% 72,875  79.4%
St. Louis, MO-IL MSA**  16,732  10.5% 142,019  89.5%
State of Illinois  264,413  9.0% 2,680,108  91.0%
* or, below poverty level        
** Illinois part        
Source: 1980 Census of Population, 1990 Social and Economic Characteristics, and Own Calculations

 
Table D4        

Poverty Rates by Family Type

  With Children  Without Children 
% with income below poverty level Married Couples with Children  Single Parent Household (Male or Female)  Married Couples without Children  Single Person Household (Male or Female)
Alorton  4.68% 40.14% 3.69% 5.67%
Brooklyn  1.11% 35.82% 0.37% 7.09%
Centreville  3.99% 16.51% 0.82% 3.39%
Washington Park  7.61% 41.55% 1.12% 2.30%
East Saint Louis  4.32% 27.47% 2.50% 5.24%
Average of 5 ECs  4.34% 32.30% 1.70% 4.74%
St. Clair County  2.31% 9.18% 1.19% 1.21%
Saint Louis  2.50% 14.68% 1.49% 1.89%
St. Louis, MO-IL MSA  1.60% 5.03% 0.86% 0.66%
State of Illinois  2.20% 4.98% 1.15% 0.69%
*aligns with "feminization of poverty" concept       
Source: 1980 Census of Population, 1990 Social and Economic Characteristics, and Own Calculations

 

 
 

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