Lake Forest employment information

IndexLake ForestIllinoisNational
Income per capita$86,004$30,019$28,555
Median household income$151,000$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$168,924$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$93,292$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$104,269$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$32,217$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level4.7%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lake Forest is 201% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake Forest is 182% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Forest is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake Forest is 70% lower than the national average.

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Lake Forest median earnings by income bracket

Lake Forest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.2%0.6%
Manufacturing sector11.0%1.1%
Financial & insurance services17.6%8.6%
Wholesale & retail services11.2%14.9%
Public administration0.6%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%0.1%
Education, health & social services17.0%30.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Winnetka, IL12,366$207,540288%
Long Grove, IL8,017$190,966257%
Kenilworth, IL2,648$179,922236%
Riverwoods, IL3,792$178,750234%
Glencoe, IL8,824$171,250220%
Lake Forest, IL18,914$151,000182%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pinecrest, FL18,914$122,235129%
Mineola, NY18,918$81,17752%
Eustis, FL18,920$37,20330%
Alamo, TX18,907$35,18834%
Sylvania, OH18,923$69,05129%
Lake Forest, IL18,914$151,000182%
Source: The Lake Forest, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.