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Income/capita 32%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 162%
IndexCalumet CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$20,314$31,502$29,829
Median household income$40,845$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,236$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,377$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$27,440$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$24,541$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate12.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level20.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Calumet City is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Calumet City is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Calumet City is 162% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Calumet City is 33% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,227$40,845$81,690
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Calumet City median earnings by income bracket

      Calumet City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.9%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.7%12.9%
      Public administration7.3%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.6%9.4%
      Education, health & social services12.2%38.8%
      Other30.7%20.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

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      St. John, IN15,777$98,54578%
      Olympia Fields, IL4,888$96,37774%
      Frankfort Square, IL9,116$94,12770%
      Winfield, IN5,233$93,57169%
      Flossmoor, IL9,215$87,17958%
      Calumet City, IL37,112$40,84526%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      La Presa, CA37,110$60,1559%
      Monrovia, CA37,090$67,16721%
      Greenfield, WI37,070$52,0756%
      Lincoln Park, MI37,155$41,40625%
      Braintree Town, MA37,066$85,86355%
      Calumet City, IL37,112$40,84526%
      Source: The Calumet City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).