Income/capita 49%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 57%
IndexBrighton ParkChicagoIllinois
Income per capita$15,119$30,847$31,502
Median household income$39,500$50,434$59,196
Median income owner occupied$0$76,476$75,354
Median income renter occupied$0$35,017$34,488
Median earnings male$25,075$36,144$40,474
Median earnings female$20,667$30,441$27,197
Unemployment rate7.3%7.3%5.3%
Poverty leveln/a21.7%14.0%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brighton Park is 49% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Brighton Park is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brighton Park is 57% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brighton Park is equal to the national average

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      Brighton Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.9%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector20.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.4%15.4%
      Public administration0.8%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%2.2%
      Education, health & social services4.7%22.8%

      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%
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,641$111,981102%
      Chicago, IL2,714,017$50,4349%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Houston, TX2,240,582$47,01015%
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,938$39,77028%
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,324$49,32811%
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,872$51,5387%
      San Antonio, TX1,439,358$48,18313%
      Chicago, IL2,714,017$50,4349%
      Source: The Brighton Park, Chicago, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).