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Income/capita 114%
Household income 116%
Unemployment 66%
IndexElm GroveWisconsinNational
Income per capita$63,863$29,253$29,829
Median household income$119,512$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$122,457$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$87,969$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$84,855$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$47,308$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate1.6%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level2.3%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Elm Grove is 114% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Elm Grove is 116% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Elm Grove is 66% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Elm Grove is 85% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $79,666$119,512$239,024
      City
      $36,403$54,610$109,220
      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.

      Elm Grove median earnings by income bracket

      Elm Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.1%2.2%
      Manufacturing sector18.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services11.4%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%6.4%
      Public administration2.9%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%4.5%
      Education, health & social services17.8%49.1%
      Other25.8%24.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      River Hills, WI1,548$151,111173%
      Chenequa, WI480$146,000164%
      Merton, WI3,535$141,250155%
      Fox Point, WI6,695$113,854106%
      Whitefish Bay, WI14,088$105,15690%
      Elm Grove, WI6,085$119,512116%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Patterson, LA6,085$41,59125%
      Chamberlayne, VA6,086$85,37054%
      Gunnison, CO6,086$36,09435%
      White Rock, NM6,083$109,41298%
      Fowler, CA6,083$47,57214%
      Elm Grove, WI6,085$119,512116%
      Source: The Elm Grove, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).