Income/capita 10%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 10%
IndexElmwood ParkIllinoisNational
Income per capita$26,723$31,502$29,829
Median household income$53,947$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,489$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$37,101$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$31,319$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Elmwood Park is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Elmwood Park is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Elmwood Park is 10% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Elmwood Park is 30% lower than the national average

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      Elmwood Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.2%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector10.1%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services4.1%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services16.9%13.7%
      Public administration5.3%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%2.0%
      Education, health & social services7.2%35.5%

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      Kenilworth, IL2,613$211,023281%
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      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558214%
      Inverness, IL7,844$172,949213%
      Elmwood Park, IL24,845$53,9472%

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      Galt, CA24,848$63,68115%
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      Moscow, ID24,855$34,78437%
      Collinsville, IL24,855$52,6755%
      Elmwood Park, IL24,845$53,9472%
      Source: The Elmwood Park, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).