Prospect Heights employment information

IndexProspect HeightsIllinoisNational
Income per capita$31,272$30,019$28,555
Median household income$62,013$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,429$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$51,595$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$35,546$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$28,094$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level11.2%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Prospect Heights is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Prospect Heights is 16% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Prospect Heights is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Prospect Heights is 28% lower than the national average.

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Prospect Heights median earnings by income bracket

Prospect Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.4%2.0%
Manufacturing sector18.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services7.3%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%12.9%
Public administration3.0%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%5.3%
Education, health & social services7.9%30.3%

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South Barrington, IL4,811$173,098224%
Prospect Heights, IL16,344$62,01316%

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Mount Clemens, MI16,345$36,34832%
Troutdale, OR16,339$58,79010%
Bethpage, NY16,337$95,68679%
Beaver Dam, WI16,331$45,84014%
Hibbing, MN16,330$38,11229%
Prospect Heights, IL16,344$62,01316%
Source: The Prospect Heights, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.