Income/capita 20%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 26%
IndexGlendale HeightsIllinoisNational
Income per capita$24,009$31,502$29,829
Median household income$58,237$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,450$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,986$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,218$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,589$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level12.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Glendale Heights is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Glendale Heights is 5% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Glendale Heights is 26% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Glendale Heights is 21% lower than the national average

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      Glendale Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.9%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector23.7%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services17.3%13.3%
      Public administration1.7%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%3.7%
      Education, health & social services9.0%28.1%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      South Barrington, IL4,766$184,141233%
      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558214%
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      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166%
      Wayne, IL2,513$145,875164%
      Glendale Heights, IL34,395$58,2375%

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      Glendale Heights, IL34,395$58,2375%
      Source: The Glendale Heights, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).