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Income/capita 26%
Household income 78%
Unemployment 9%
IndexCaryIllinoisNational
Income per capita$37,444$31,502$29,829
Median household income$98,715$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$104,498$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$57,011$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$56,207$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$31,791$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level9.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cary is 26% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Cary is 78% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cary is 9% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cary is 40% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $65,803$98,715$197,430
      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.

      Cary median earnings by income bracket

      Cary employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector20.0%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services10.2%10.9%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%14.3%
      Public administration4.1%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%2.2%
      Education, health & social services8.9%31.9%
      Other21.0%23.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Long Grove, IL8,065$184,208233%
      South Barrington, IL4,766$184,141233%
      Inverness, IL7,844$172,949213%
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149$172,946213%
      Kildeer, IL3,976$166,790201%
      Cary, IL17,946$98,71578%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Huntington, NY17,942$117,074112%
      Lenoir, NC17,956$31,06444%
      Menasha, WI17,930$48,94612%
      St. Matthews, KY17,930$55,7911%
      Logansport, IN17,924$34,08538%
      Cary, IL17,946$98,71578%
      Source: The Cary, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).