Rock Island, Illinois 

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Economy in Rock Island, Illinois

Rock Island has an unemployment rate of 5.1%. The US average is 3.9%.

Rock Island has seen the job market increase by 2.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 25.7%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Rock Island
- The Sales Tax Rate for Rock Island is 8.5%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Rock Island is 5.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Rock Island
- The average income of a Rock Island resident is $22,722 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Rock Island resident is $40,654 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYRock Island, IllinoisUnited States
  5.0%3.7%
  2.5%1.6%
  25.7%33.5%
  8.5%6.2%
  5.0%4.6%
  $24,730$31,177
  $45,244$57,652
  $58,826$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.4%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  4.9%6.2%
  14.9%10.4%
  2.1%2.7%
  10.5%11.6%
  5.2%4.1%
  0.8%0.9%
  2.4%2.1%
  2.4%4.7%
  0.8%1.9%
  3.7%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.1%4.3%
  15.2%9.3%
  13.6%13.8%
  1.4%2.2%
  8.3%7.4%
  4.6%4.9%
  4.6%4.8%
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    Reviews for Rock Island    3 Reviews
    Rock Island - Pros/Cons - 2/10/2008
    Pros: 1. Extremely low cost of living 2. Affordable place to live Cons: 1. High crime rate 2. Poor school system 3. Not much to... Read More

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    QCA Education and Business - 5/17/2007
    Rock Island has a varied background and contains many cultural and historic areas. It has been improving its school system and is in a metropolitan area which contains... Read More

    Affordable Small City - 12/2/2006
    I just moved here for work one year ago. Moving from San Francisco here was a shock but ultimatelly good. The community is a typical midwestern small town. It is part... Read More


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