Income/capita 7%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 18%
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Income per capita$31,797$30,847$31,502
Median household income$61,614$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$50,214$36,144$40,474
Median earnings female$40,009$30,441$27,197
Unemployment rate3.8%7.3%5.3%
Poverty leveln/a21.7%14.0%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hegewisch is 7% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Hegewisch is 11% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hegewisch is 18% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hegewisch is 100% lower than the national average

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      Hegewisch employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.7%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector18.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.8%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services12.4%11.5%
      Public administration19.6%7.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%4.3%
      Education, health & social services11.1%37.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Frankfort, IL18,415$113,250104.7%
      Riverside, IL8,779$100,69682.0%
      Olympia Fields, IL4,888$96,37774.2%
      Frankfort Square, IL9,116$94,12770.1%
      Flossmoor, IL9,215$87,17957.6%
      Chicago, IL2,714,017$50,4348.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational 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 Hegewisch, Chicago, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).