Income/capita 17%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 14%
IndexCrystal LakeIllinoisNational
Income per capita$35,039$31,502$29,829
Median household income$80,760$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$94,446$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,209$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$49,865$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$27,126$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level6.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Crystal Lake is 17% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Crystal Lake is 46% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Crystal Lake is 14% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Crystal Lake is 55% lower than the national average

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      Crystal Lake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.3%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector17.7%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services5.1%6.6%
      Wholesale & retail services15.9%18.1%
      Public administration4.0%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%2.0%
      Education, health & social services6.8%31.6%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      South Barrington, IL4,766$184,141233%
      Inverness, IL7,844$172,949213%
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149$172,946213%
      Kildeer, IL3,976$166,790201%
      Deer Park, IL3,409$160,461190%
      Crystal Lake, IL40,475$80,76046%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fitchburg, MA40,441$50,6179%
      Warren, OH40,433$29,17647%
      Huntsville, TX40,432$31,30643%
      Channelview, TX40,534$53,7443%
      Streamwood, IL40,552$76,63939%
      Crystal Lake, IL40,475$80,76046%
      Source: The Crystal Lake, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).