Income/capita 24%
Household income 50%
Unemployment 47%
Income per capita$36,977$31,502$29,829
Median household income$82,881$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$102,110$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,768$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$59,457$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$30,912$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level6.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Grayslake is 24% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Grayslake is 50% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Grayslake is 47% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Grayslake is 58% lower than the national average

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      Grayslake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.1%0.2%
      Manufacturing sector17.5%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services6.2%5.4%
      Wholesale & retail services17.9%14.9%
      Public administration3.8%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%0.8%
      Education, health & social services12.7%33.2%

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      Tower Lakes, IL1,149$172,946213%
      Kildeer, IL3,976$166,790201%
      Grayslake, IL21,053$82,88150%

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      Ruskin, FL21,056$49,81410%
      Golden Valley, MN21,040$81,91948%
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      Hays, KS21,073$45,79517%
      Ashland, OR21,002$47,31414%
      Grayslake, IL21,053$82,88150%
      Source: The Grayslake, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).