Forest Park employment information

IndexForest ParkIllinoisNational
Income per capita$37,003$31,502$29,829
Median household income$51,552$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,458$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,555$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$39,014$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$40,621$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level11.2%14.0%15.1%
The Forest Park, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Forest Park is $37,003, which is 17% higher than than the Illinois average and 24% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $51,552, which is 13% lower than than the Illinois average and 7% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Forest Park is 7%, which is 45% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Forest Park is 11% which is 26% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$34,364$51,552$103,104
City
$39,460$59,196$118,392
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Forest Park is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest Park is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Park is 45% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest Park is 26% lower than the national average.

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Forest Park employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services8.2%10.8%
Wholesale & retail services9.7%10.7%
Public administration3.5%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.0%5.2%
Education, health & social services15.4%39.2%
Other29.1%23.8%

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Forest Park, IL14,137$51,5527%

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Conway, FL14,124$67,03921%
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Forest Park, IL14,137$51,5527%
Source: The Forest Park, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).