Melrose Park employment information

IndexMelrose ParkIllinoisNational
Income per capita$18,394$30,019$28,555
Median household income$45,697$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,238$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,258$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$27,296$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$18,844$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate7.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level15.9%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Melrose Park is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Melrose Park is 15% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Melrose Park is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Melrose Park is 2% higher than the national average.

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Melrose Park median earnings by income bracket

Melrose Park employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.0%0.4%
Manufacturing sector29.0%0.3%
Financial & insurance services1.4%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.1%9.7%
Public administration3.6%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%3.9%
Education, health & social services4.8%26.3%

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Melrose Park, IL25,514$45,69715%

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Clinton, MS25,486$60,16112%
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Brawley, CA25,478$41,71822%
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Melrose Park, IL25,514$45,69715%
Source: The Melrose Park, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.