Waukegan employment information

Income per capita$20,333$30,019$28,555
Median household income$45,983$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,194$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,301$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$26,738$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$21,346$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate8.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level20.3%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Waukegan is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Waukegan is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Waukegan is 37% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Waukegan is 30% higher than the national average.

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Waukegan median earnings by income bracket

Waukegan employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.4%0.6%
Manufacturing sector23.2%0.4%
Financial & insurance services1.9%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%16.1%
Public administration2.8%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%2.0%
Education, health & social services8.6%26.1%

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Long Grove, IL8,017$190,966257%
Riverwoods, IL3,792$178,750234%
Green Oaks, IL3,844$168,929216%
Hawthorn Woods, IL7,727$154,505189%
Kildeer, IL3,917$154,141188%
Waukegan, IL88,671$45,98314%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Germantown, MD88,717$86,47262%
Fall River, MA88,756$33,76337%
Longmont, CO88,547$60,21813%
Plantation, FL88,486$66,88625%
Sunrise, FL88,391$49,3708%
Waukegan, IL88,671$45,98314%
Source: The Waukegan, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.