Blue Island employment information

IndexBlue IslandIllinoisNational
Income per capita$18,867$30,019$28,555
Median household income$39,023$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,100$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,896$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$27,418$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$22,431$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate10.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level21.8%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Blue Island is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Blue Island is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Blue Island is 79% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Blue Island is 40% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Blue Island median earnings by income bracket

Blue Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.9%0.7%
Manufacturing sector10.7%0.1%
Financial & insurance services3.8%9.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.8%12.2%
Public administration4.6%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%6.8%
Education, health & social services10.2%31.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hinsdale, IL16,898$163,558206%
Oak Brook, IL7,967$148,173177%
Western Springs, IL13,066$140,361162%
Burr Ridge, IL10,678$113,576112%
Frankfort, IL18,100$110,829107%
Blue Island, IL23,453$39,02327%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Faribault, MN23,460$50,4286%
Eagle Mountain, UT23,468$68,09127%
Chantilly, VA23,431$118,991122%
Highland, IN23,429$62,73817%
Griffin, GA23,425$29,11946%
Blue Island, IL23,453$39,02327%
Source: The Blue Island, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.