Income/capita 61%
Household income 100%
Unemployment 16%
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Income per capita$48,139$31,502$29,829
Median household income$110,676$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$129,672$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,464$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$75,650$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$34,901$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Naperville is 61% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Naperville is 100% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Naperville is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Naperville is 68% lower than the national average

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      Naperville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector15.0%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services9.8%7.8%
      Wholesale & retail services14.0%11.6%
      Public administration2.5%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%2.2%
      Education, health & social services11.4%36.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558213.7%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166.4%
      Wayne, IL2,513$145,875163.7%
      Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286160.8%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129.2%
      Naperville, IL145,789$110,676100.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Frisco, TX145,646$117,642112.6%
      Kelowna, BC145,612n/a 
      Clarksville, TN146,281$48,67512.0%
      Saguenay, QC145,134n/a 
      Metairie, LA144,772$54,1762.1%
      Naperville, IL145,789$110,676100.1%
      Source: The Naperville, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).