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Income/capita 49%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 11%
IndexDowners GroveIllinoisNational
Income per capita$44,302$31,502$29,829
Median household income$85,171$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$105,327$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,031$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$62,566$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$35,680$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level5.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Downers Grove is 49% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Downers Grove is 54% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Downers Grove is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Downers Grove is 65% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $56,774$85,171$170,342
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Downers Grove median earnings by income bracket

      Downers Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.7%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.1%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services8.0%8.7%
      Wholesale & retail services17.4%11.2%
      Public administration3.8%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%4.7%
      Education, health & social services11.6%35.3%
      Other31.9%30.3%

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      Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286161%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129%
      Downers Grove, IL49,555$85,17154%

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      Logan, UT49,539$36,25634%
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      Florin, CA49,486$39,23129%
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      Downers Grove, IL49,555$85,17154%
      Source: The Downers Grove, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).