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Income/capita 40%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 73%
IndexWest ElsdonChicagoIllinois
Income per capita$17,929$30,847$31,502
Median household income$53,245$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$31,594$36,144$40,474
Median earnings female$23,609$30,441$27,197
Unemployment rate8.1%7.3%5.3%
Poverty leveln/a21.7%14.0%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Elsdon is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Elsdon is 4% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Elsdon is 73% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Elsdon is equal to the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $33,619$50,434$100,868
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      West Elsdon median earnings by income bracket

      West Elsdon employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.3%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector18.0%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%6.3%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%14.6%
      Public administration4.1%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%7.6%
      Education, health & social services4.8%27.3%
      Other32.2%25.6%

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