Blue Island employment information

IndexBlue IslandIllinoisNational
Income per capita$20,023$31,502$29,829
Median household income$41,305$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,173$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,713$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$27,771$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$24,456$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level21.2%14.0%15.1%
The Blue Island, 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 Blue Island is $20,023, which is 36% lower than than the Illinois average and 33% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,305, which is 30% lower than than the Illinois average and 25% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Blue Island is 9%, which is 83% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Blue Island is 21% which is 40% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,533$41,305$82,610
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 Blue Island is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Blue Island is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Blue Island is 83% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Blue Island is 40% higher than the national average.

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Blue Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.6%0.2%
Manufacturing sector11.5%0.2%
Financial & insurance services2.8%9.6%
Wholesale & retail services18.6%16.0%
Public administration3.1%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%4.9%
Education, health & social services9.2%31.2%
Other28.8%19.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558214%
Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166%
Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286161%
Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129%
Frankfort, IL18,415$113,250105%
Blue Island, IL22,446$41,30525%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Anniston, AL22,441$30,53945%
Woodlawn, VA22,413$62,05412%
Benbrook, TX22,403$66,44820%
Winchester, MA22,491$149,321170%
Okemos, MI22,493$74,59135%
Blue Island, IL22,446$41,30525%
Source: The Blue Island, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).