Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexForest GlenChicagoIllinois
Income per capita$47,851$30,847$31,502
Median household income$112,032$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$74,945$36,144$40,474
Median earnings female$51,385$30,441$27,197
Unemployment rate3.5%7.3%5.3%
Poverty leveln/a21.7%14.0%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Forest Glen is 60% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Forest Glen is 103% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Glen is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Forest Glen is 100% lower than the national average

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      $33,619 $50,434 $100,868
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Forest Glen median earnings by income bracket

      Forest Glen employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.9%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector6.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.3%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%11.0%
      Public administration12.9%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%3.6%
      Education, health & social services17.7%38.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Kenilworth, IL2,613$211,023281.4%
      Winnetka, IL12,437$207,857275.7%
      Riverwoods, IL3,759$187,857239.6%
      Glencoe, IL8,870$185,320235.0%
      Long Grove, IL8,065$184,208233.0%
      Chicago, IL2,714,017$50,4348.8%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Toronto, ON3,013,752n/a 
      Houston, TX2,240,582$47,01015.0%
      Montréal, QC1,811,008n/a 
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,938$39,77028.1%
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,324$49,32810.8%
      Chicago, IL2,714,017$50,4348.8%
      Source: The Forest Glen, Chicago, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).