Income/capita 7%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 36%
IndexMorton GroveIllinoisNational
Income per capita$31,880$31,502$29,829
Median household income$75,797$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,741$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,417$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$50,202$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$31,643$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Morton Grove is 7% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Morton Grove is 37% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Morton Grove is 36% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Morton Grove is 46% lower than the national average

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      Morton Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services4.2%7.1%
      Wholesale & retail services16.1%18.4%
      Public administration2.5%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%1.0%
      Education, health & social services15.0%43.3%

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      Long Grove, IL8,065$184,208233%
      Morton Grove, IL23,413$75,79737%

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      Morton Grove, IL23,413$75,79737%
      Source: The Morton Grove, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).