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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexGlen EllynIllinoisNational
Income per capita$65,328$31,502$29,829
Median household income$118,208$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$155,452$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,712$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$83,596$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$40,179$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.6%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Glen Ellyn is 119% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Glen Ellyn is 114% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Glen Ellyn is 41% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Glen Ellyn is 70% lower than the national average

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      $78,797 $118,208 $236,416
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Glen Ellyn median earnings by income bracket

      Glen Ellyn employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.3%5.3%
      Manufacturing sector17.4%17.4%
      Financial & insurance services11.2%11.2%
      Wholesale & retail services14.0%14.0%
      Public administration0.8%0.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%5.7%
      Education, health & social services10.3%10.3%

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      Glen Ellyn, IL27,741$118,208113.7%

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      Glen Ellyn, IL27,741$118,208113.7%
      Source: The Glen Ellyn, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).