Forest Lake employment information

IndexForest LakeIllinoisNational
Income per capita$37,775$30,019$28,555
Median household income$83,672$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$83,906$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$67,083$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$49,219$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$30,941$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate11.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level8.0%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forest Lake is 32% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest Lake is 56% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Lake is 98% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest Lake is 49% lower than the national average.

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Forest Lake median earnings by income bracket

Forest Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%5.9%
Manufacturing sector15.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.5%8.9%
Wholesale & retail services13.9%11.4%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services18.1%38.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Long Grove, IL8,017$190,966257%
Riverwoods, IL3,792$178,750234%
South Barrington, IL4,811$173,098224%
Glencoe, IL8,824$171,250220%
Green Oaks, IL3,844$168,929216%
Forest Lake, IL1,750$83,67256%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Greene, NY1,750$48,12510%
Oakwood, IL1,750$50,1146%
East Dubuque, IL1,751$39,51926%
Warroad, MN1,751$34,86635%
Elizabethville, PA1,751$41,31323%
Forest Lake, IL1,750$83,67256%
Source: The Forest Lake, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.