Income/capita 87%
Household income 84%
Unemployment 13%
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IndexGlen EllynIllinoisNational
Income per capita$55,909$31,502$29,829
Median household income$101,967$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$132,200$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,375$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$69,474$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$31,135$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level5.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Glen Ellyn is 87% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Glen Ellyn is 84% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Glen Ellyn is 13% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Glen Ellyn is 66% lower than the national average

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      Glen Ellyn employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.1%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector13.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services10.7%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services12.6%11.9%
      Public administration2.6%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%1.5%
      Education, health & social services8.7%34.2%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558213.7%
      Golf, IL533$168,750205.0%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166.4%
      Wayne, IL2,513$145,875163.7%
      Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286160.8%
      Glen Ellyn, IL27,894$101,96784.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dodge City, KS27,875$45,96316.9%
      Chamblee, GA27,862$50,7078.3%
      Magog, QC27,928n/a 
      Fredericksburg, VA27,853$53,9802.4%
      Round Lake Beach, IL27,936$63,63615.0%
      Glen Ellyn, IL27,894$101,96784.3%
      Source: The Glen Ellyn, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).