Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSouth LawndaleChicagoIllinois
Income per capita$12,038$39,068$31,502
Median household income$32,212$62,097$59,196
Median income owner occupied$0$90,680$75,354
Median income renter occupied$0$43,591$34,488
Median earnings male$22,842$43,977$40,474
Median earnings female$18,321$35,975$27,197
Unemployment rate5.0%5.4%5.3%
Poverty leveln/a17.3%14.0%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Lawndale is 60% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Lawndale is 42% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Lawndale is 7% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Lawndale is 100% lower than the national average

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      $41,393 $62,097 $124,194
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      South Lawndale median earnings by income bracket

      South Lawndale employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.5%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector25.3%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%13.8%
      Public administration1.1%1.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%2.9%
      Education, health & social services4.2%22.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Hinsdale, IL17,366$206,701273.6%
      Western Springs, IL13,247$184,412233.3%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,761$151,900174.6%
      Oak Brook, IL8,085$140,743154.4%
      River Forest, IL10,883$125,288126.5%
      Chicago, IL2,699,347$62,09712.2%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Toronto, ON3,013,752n/a 
      Houston, TX2,313,238$53,6003.1%
      Montréal, QC1,811,008n/a 
      Phoenix, AZ1,658,422$60,91410.1%
      Philadelphia, PA1,581,531$49,12711.2%
      Chicago, IL2,699,347$62,09712.2%
      Source: The South Lawndale, Chicago, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).