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Income/capita 47%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 26%
IndexArlington HeightsIllinoisNational
Income per capita$43,777$31,502$29,829
Median household income$79,979$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$91,975$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$52,260$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$60,027$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$35,880$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Arlington Heights is 47% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Arlington Heights is 45% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Arlington Heights is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Arlington Heights is 71% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $53,314$79,979$159,958
      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.

      Arlington Heights median earnings by income bracket

      Arlington Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.1%2.2%
      Manufacturing sector16.2%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services8.3%6.4%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%11.7%
      Public administration3.3%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%2.8%
      Education, health & social services10.0%37.0%
      Other29.2%28.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kenilworth, IL2,613$211,023281%
      Winnetka, IL12,437$207,857276%
      Riverwoods, IL3,759$187,857240%
      Glencoe, IL8,870$185,320235%
      Long Grove, IL8,065$184,208233%
      Arlington Heights, IL75,721$79,97945%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Albany, GA75,657$31,26343%
      Auburn, WA75,607$60,2629%
      Upland, CA75,851$62,36913%
      Kalamazoo, MI75,885$34,76737%
      Evanston, IL75,472$71,31729%
      Arlington Heights, IL75,721$79,97945%
      Source: The Arlington Heights, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).