Oak Brook employment information

IndexOak BrookIllinoisNational
Income per capita$88,167$31,502$29,829
Median household income$144,286$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$145,536$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$111,250$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$36,223$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.9%14.0%15.1%
The Oak Brook, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Oak Brook is $88,167, which is 180% higher than than the Illinois average and 196% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $144,286, which is 144% higher than than the Illinois average and 161% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Oak Brook is 2%, which is 66% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Oak Brook is 4% which is 74% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$96,181$144,286$288,572
City
$39,460$59,196$118,392
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Oak Brook is 196% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oak Brook is 161% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Brook is 66% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oak Brook is 74% lower than the national average.

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Oak Brook employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.4%0.8%
Manufacturing sector8.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.5%6.9%
Wholesale & retail services11.2%20.9%
Public administration2.6%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services36.3%35.4%
Other24.9%31.3%

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Plainfield, IL41,881$116,896111%
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Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286161%

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York, SC7,989$41,34125%
Summit Park, UT7,986$121,841120%
Charlestown, IN7,990$42,25024%
Ilion, NY7,986$42,90122%
Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286161%
Source: The Oak Brook, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).