Income/capita 5%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 27%
Income per capita$28,209$31,502$29,829
Median household income$54,027$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,348$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,017$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$39,054$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$29,351$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level11.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Niles is 5% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Niles is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Niles is 27% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Niles is 27% lower than the national average

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      Niles employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.2%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector19.0%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%6.6%
      Wholesale & retail services18.8%17.7%
      Public administration2.6%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%2.2%
      Education, health & social services13.1%39.5%

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      Kenilworth, IL2,613$211,023281%
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      Riverwoods, IL3,759$187,857240%
      Glencoe, IL8,870$185,320235%
      Long Grove, IL8,065$184,208233%
      Niles, IL29,628$54,0272%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sterling, VA29,597$83,87052%
      San Carlos, CA29,596$135,220144%
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      Bay Shore, NY29,704$66,95621%
      Gloucester, MA29,546$63,91716%
      Niles, IL29,628$54,0272%
      Source: The Niles, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).