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Income/capita 135%
Household income 173%
Unemployment 51%
IndexLake BluffIllinoisNational
Income per capita$70,133$31,502$29,829
Median household income$150,962$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$157,661$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$75,179$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$86,058$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$40,029$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level2.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake Bluff is 135% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake Bluff is 173% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Bluff is 51% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake Bluff is 84% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $100,631$150,962$301,924
      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.

      Lake Bluff median earnings by income bracket

      Lake Bluff employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.4%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector20.2%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services17.0%10.1%
      Wholesale & retail services10.1%10.1%
      Public administration1.0%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.5%1.6%
      Education, health & social services14.6%31.0%
      Other32.9%28.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kenilworth, IL2,613$211,023281%
      Winnetka, IL12,437$207,857276%
      Riverwoods, IL3,759$187,857240%
      Glencoe, IL8,870$185,320235%
      Long Grove, IL8,065$184,208233%
      Lake Bluff, IL5,758$150,962173%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lewisburg, PA5,757$43,21422%
      Fairwood, MD5,756$146,953166%
      Holdenville, OK5,756$31,40043%
      Marlow Heights, MD5,755$53,5613%
      Harris Hill, NY5,761$87,14358%
      Lake Bluff, IL5,758$150,962173%
      Source: The Lake Bluff, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).