Income/capita 0%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 34%
IndexFox LakeIllinoisNational
Income per capita$29,929$31,502$29,829
Median household income$53,846$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,909$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,259$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$40,740$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$30,503$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level9.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fox Lake is equal to the national average
  • The median household income in Fox Lake is 3% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fox Lake is 34% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fox Lake is 38% lower than the national average

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      Fox Lake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.2%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector21.9%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%7.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.1%18.7%
      Public administration4.1%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%2.7%
      Education, health & social services5.0%24.9%

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      Green Oaks, IL3,832$162,396194%
      Mettawa, IL462$161,250191%
      Fox Lake, IL10,434$53,8463%

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      Fox Lake, IL10,434$53,8463%
      Source: The Fox Lake, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).