Thornton employment information

Income per capita$22,316$30,019$28,555
Median household income$46,932$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,350$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,393$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$45,208$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$24,274$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate11.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level13.6%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Thornton is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Thornton is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Thornton is 93% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Thornton is 13% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Thornton median earnings by income bracket

Thornton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.2%1.7%
Manufacturing sector16.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services18.8%17.9%
Public administration11.1%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%2.4%
Education, health & social services7.2%28.5%

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Mokena, IL18,804$100,88789%
Flossmoor, IL9,339$100,37388%
St. John, IN15,456$93,80275%
Olympia Fields, IL5,022$89,68868%
Thornton, IL2,826$46,93212%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Colfax, WA2,826$45,72914%
Raymond, WA2,827$34,84435%
Arlington Heights, WA2,827$72,89336%
Madawaska, ME2,825$34,85135%
Balcones Heights, TX2,825$29,82444%
Thornton, IL2,826$46,93212%
Source: The Thornton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.