Income/capita 12%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 13%
Income per capita$33,349$31,502$29,829
Median household income$68,398$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,455$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,642$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$44,417$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$30,376$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Crete is 12% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Crete is 24% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Crete is 13% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Crete is 72% lower than the national average

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      Crete employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.8%4.2%
      Manufacturing sector13.2%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%8.3%
      Public administration5.4%6.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%3.4%
      Education, health & social services11.0%44.2%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Frankfort, IL18,415$113,250105%
      Mokena, IL19,839$98,66278%
      St. John, IN15,777$98,54578%
      Olympia Fields, IL4,888$96,37774%
      Frankfort Square, IL9,116$94,12770%
      Crete, IL8,215$68,39824%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wesley Chapel, NC8,217$103,43887%
      Croton-on-Hudson, NY8,209$117,656113%
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,206$129,728134%
      Pewaukee village, WI8,225$57,3214%
      Fort Belvoir, VA8,204$75,08536%
      Crete, IL8,215$68,39824%
      Source: The Crete, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).