Income/capita 51%
Household income 57%
Unemployment 117%
IndexArlington HeightsMilwaukeeWisconsin
Income per capita$14,603$20,630$29,253
Median household income$23,732$36,801$54,610
Median income owner occupied$0$57,892$69,544
Median income renter occupied$0$25,745$31,736
Median earnings male$27,758$27,775$37,342
Median earnings female$18,857$22,533$25,818
Unemployment rate10.1%6.7%3.7%
Poverty leveln/a28.4%12.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Arlington Heights is 51% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Arlington Heights is 57% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Arlington Heights is 117% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Arlington Heights is equal to the national average

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      Arlington Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services14.3%16.1%
      Public administration6.1%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services25.2%48.7%

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      River Hills, WI1,548$151,111173%
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      Fox Point, WI6,695$113,854106%
      Whitefish Bay, WI14,088$105,15690%
      Mequon, WI23,663$104,69189%
      Milwaukee, WI598,672$36,80133%

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      Las Vegas, NV613,295$50,8828%
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      Portland, OR620,589$58,4236%
      Baltimore, MD621,000$44,26220%
      Milwaukee, WI598,672$36,80133%
      Source: The Arlington Heights, Milwaukee, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).