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Income/capita 9%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 36%
IndexChathamIllinoisNational
Income per capita$32,611$31,502$29,829
Median household income$80,808$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,522$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,667$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$51,563$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$34,306$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level5.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chatham is 9% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Chatham is 46% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chatham is 36% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chatham is 67% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $53,866$80,808$161,616
      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.

      Chatham median earnings by income bracket

      Chatham employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.5%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.3%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services8.9%10.8%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%8.8%
      Public administration14.0%17.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%1.8%
      Education, health & social services14.1%36.2%
      Other27.0%20.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Leland Grove, IL1,625$95,41772%
      Rochester, IL3,687$89,75062%
      Spaulding, IL766$86,25056%
      Pawnee, IL2,738$65,81719%
      New Berlin, IL1,505$62,64713%
      Chatham, IL12,569$80,80846%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Kingman-Butler, AZ12,566$29,82546%
      Green River, WY12,574$70,46927%
      North Palm Beach, FL12,581$61,21711%
      Bensville, MD12,584$125,016126%
      Cambridge, MD12,552$36,60034%
      Chatham, IL12,569$80,80846%
      Source: The Chatham, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).