Des Plaines employment information

IndexDes PlainesIllinoisNational
Income per capita$31,299$30,019$28,555
Median household income$65,953$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$74,396$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$43,098$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$40,574$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$32,991$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level7.3%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Des Plaines is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Des Plaines is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Des Plaines is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Des Plaines is 53% lower than the national average.

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Des Plaines median earnings by income bracket

Des Plaines employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.9%1.1%
Manufacturing sector15.9%0.2%
Financial & insurance services5.1%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services18.0%13.3%
Public administration1.9%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.8%2.3%
Education, health & social services9.1%33.0%

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Riverwoods, IL3,792$178,750234%
South Barrington, IL4,811$173,098224%
Des Plaines, IL58,802$65,95323%

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Huntington Park, CA58,787$34,77735%
Kendale Lakes, FL58,767$50,0326%
Lakewood, WA58,890$44,66716%
Petaluma, CA58,912$80,59051%
Rogers, AR58,944$52,3862%
Des Plaines, IL58,802$65,95323%
Source: The Des Plaines, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.