Ford Heights employment information

IndexFord HeightsIllinoisNational
Income per capita$13,484$30,019$28,555
Median household income$22,743$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,605$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$12,404$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$16,333$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$22,596$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate20.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level45.2%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ford Heights is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ford Heights is 57% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ford Heights is 256% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ford Heights is 190% higher than the national average.

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Ford Heights median earnings by income bracket

Ford Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%5.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%5.0%
Public administration0.0%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%13.5%
Education, health & social services37.0%64.9%

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Ford Heights, IL2,777$22,74357%

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Provincetown, MA2,777$43,27219%
Abingdon, IL2,777$36,23032%
Lodi, OH2,777$34,90735%
Loudonville, OH2,777$38,84627%
Avondale Estates, GA2,777$88,12565%
Ford Heights, IL2,777$22,74357%
Source: The Ford Heights, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.