Income/capita 6%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 33%
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Income per capita$28,130$31,502$29,829
Median household income$50,417$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,333$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,000$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$31,429$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$26,736$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in McCook is 6% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in McCook is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in McCook is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in McCook is 41% lower than the national average

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      McCook employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%0.0%
      Public administration13.6%12.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%3.6%
      Education, health & social services16.7%33.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558213.7%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166.4%
      Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286160.8%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129.2%
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,641$111,981102.4%
      McCook, IL226$50,4178.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Waverly, AL226$56,2501.7%
      Caulksville, AR226$35,93835.0%
      Lead Hill, AR226$24,58355.6%
      Jewett, IL226$33,75039.0%
      Altona, IN226$42,50023.2%
      McCook, IL226$50,4178.9%
      Source: The McCook, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).