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Income/capita 12%
Household income 43%
Unemployment 3%
IndexLockportIllinoisNational
Income per capita$33,374$31,502$29,829
Median household income$79,148$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,601$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$48,106$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$53,835$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$33,256$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lockport is 12% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Lockport is 43% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lockport is 3% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lockport is 75% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $52,760$79,148$158,296
      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.

      Lockport median earnings by income bracket

      Lockport employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.9%2.4%
      Manufacturing sector15.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.2%7.2%
      Wholesale & retail services11.6%15.9%
      Public administration3.9%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%3.8%
      Education, health & social services8.8%40.0%
      Other29.7%21.4%

      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%
      Plainfield, IL41,881$116,896111%
      Frankfort, IL18,415$113,250105%
      Lockport, IL25,096$79,14843%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maple Valley, WA25,093$98,92579%
      Chaska, MN25,078$76,67339%
      Baldwin, NY25,071$93,63969%
      Grandview, MO25,126$42,62623%
      Edwardsville, IL25,044$68,45424%
      Lockport, IL25,096$79,14843%
      Source: The Lockport, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).