Income/capita 34%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 239%
Income per capita$19,816$31,502$29,829
Median household income$44,511$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,019$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,626$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$26,842$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$26,632$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate15.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level26.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dolton is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Dolton is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dolton is 239% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dolton is 73% higher than the national average

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      Dolton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.1%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector10.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%9.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.7%12.9%
      Public administration5.5%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.7%9.5%
      Education, health & social services12.5%35.2%

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      Frankfort, IL18,415$113,250105%
      La Grange, IL15,688$105,41791%
      Riverside, IL8,779$100,69682%
      Mokena, IL19,839$98,66278%
      St. John, IN15,777$98,54578%
      Dolton, IL23,113$44,51120%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Webster Groves, MO23,111$85,85655%
      Highland, IN23,107$62,24013%
      Munster, IN23,103$70,89428%
      Landover, MD23,124$50,06310%
      Rosemount, MN23,099$92,93968%
      Dolton, IL23,113$44,51120%
      Source: The Dolton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).