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Income/capita 4%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 15%
IndexBolingbrookIllinoisNational
Income per capita$28,765$31,502$29,829
Median household income$80,285$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$89,504$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,108$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$41,131$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$29,193$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bolingbrook is 4% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bolingbrook is 45% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bolingbrook is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bolingbrook is 41% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $53,517$80,285$160,570
      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.

      Bolingbrook median earnings by income bracket

      Bolingbrook employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.8%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector13.9%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services5.4%7.1%
      Wholesale & retail services15.1%13.1%
      Public administration3.3%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.3%3.9%
      Education, health & social services11.9%38.6%
      Other28.4%24.0%

      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%
      Plainfield, IL41,881$116,896111%
      Bolingbrook, IL74,320$80,28545%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      San Ramon, CA74,366$134,188143%
      Schaumburg, IL74,366$75,65837%
      Conroe, TX74,482$50,5179%
      Kendall, FL74,559$64,33916%
      Decatur, IL74,063$40,77726%
      Bolingbrook, IL74,320$80,28545%
      Source: The Bolingbrook, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).