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Income/capita 67%
Household income 91%
Unemployment 23%
IndexLa GrangeIllinoisNational
Income per capita$49,823$31,502$29,829
Median household income$105,417$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$126,083$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,917$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$69,063$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$50,163$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level5.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in La Grange is 67% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in La Grange is 91% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in La Grange is 23% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in La Grange is 63% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $70,270$105,417$210,834
      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.

      La Grange median earnings by income bracket

      La Grange employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.3%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.5%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services9.8%7.8%
      Wholesale & retail services14.0%8.3%
      Public administration4.0%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%2.3%
      Education, health & social services9.9%37.7%
      Other36.3%32.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558214%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166%
      Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286161%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129%
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,641$111,981102%
      La Grange, IL15,688$105,41791%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elkton, MD15,687$52,5155%
      Mineral Wells, TX15,691$35,50036%
      Conyers, GA15,682$38,40331%
      New Haven, IN15,677$46,69116%
      Seagoville, TX15,701$46,06417%
      La Grange, IL15,688$105,41791%
      Source: The La Grange, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).