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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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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $38,820$58,237$116,474
      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.

      Glendale Heights median earnings by income bracket

      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%
      Other26.6%28.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      South Barrington, IL4,766$184,141233%
      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558214%
      Inverness, IL7,844$172,949213%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166%
      Wayne, IL2,513$145,875164%
      Glendale Heights, IL34,395$58,2375%

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      Pleasant Hill, CA34,395$93,47669%
      University CDP (Orange County), FL34,379$35,58536%
      Gahanna, OH34,373$73,53533%
      Cooper City, FL34,364$92,38867%
      Spring Hill, TN34,364$78,52542%
      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).