West Town employment information

IndexWest TownChicagoIllinois
Income per capita$50,169$30,847$31,502
Median household income$81,403$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$55,236$36,144$40,474
Median earnings female$45,873$30,441$27,197
Unemployment rate4.3%7.3%5.3%
Poverty leveln/a21.7%14.0%
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am i middle class

$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
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in West Town is 68% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Town is 47% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Town is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Town is equal to the national average.

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West Town median earnings by income bracket

West Town employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.3%0.7%
Manufacturing sector7.6%0.1%
Financial & insurance services9.8%5.7%
Wholesale & retail services11.2%10.7%
Public administration2.8%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%2.5%
Education, health & social services12.2%30.0%
Other41.7%40.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kenilworth, IL2,613$211,023281%
Winnetka, IL12,437$207,857276%
Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558214%
Golf, IL533$168,750205%
Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166%
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 Town, Chicago, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).