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Income/capita 54%
Household income 60%
Unemployment 130%
IndexHarveyIllinoisNational
Income per capita$13,715$31,502$29,829
Median household income$21,909$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,656$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$12,442$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$23,675$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$19,175$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate10.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level37.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Harvey is 54% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Harvey is 60% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Harvey is 130% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Harvey is 151% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $14,604$21,909$43,818
      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.

      Harvey median earnings by income bracket

      Harvey employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.9%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector14.7%1.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%4.9%
      Wholesale & retail services15.0%11.7%
      Public administration1.5%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.8%6.2%
      Education, health & social services14.7%49.1%
      Other29.2%21.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558214%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129%
      Frankfort, IL18,415$113,250105%
      La Grange, IL15,688$105,41791%
      Harvey, IL25,625$21,90960%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Soledad, CA25,616$54,8781%
      Hazelwood, MO25,604$45,85117%
      Homewood, AL25,652$66,57320%
      Lebanon, PA25,654$35,73735%
      Temple Terrace, FL25,654$55,7701%
      Harvey, IL25,625$21,90960%
      Source: The Harvey, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).