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Income/capita 145%
Household income 127%
Unemployment 43%
IndexNorthfieldIllinoisNational
Income per capita$73,035$31,502$29,829
Median household income$125,636$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$135,162$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,444$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$81,420$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$32,083$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level5.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Northfield is 145% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Northfield is 127% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Northfield is 43% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Northfield is 61% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $83,748$125,636$251,272
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Northfield median earnings by income bracket

      Northfield employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector9.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services13.4%10.8%
      Wholesale & retail services11.4%14.6%
      Public administration3.5%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%0.9%
      Education, health & social services19.7%38.5%
      Other25.0%26.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kenilworth, IL2,613$211,023281%
      Winnetka, IL12,437$207,857276%
      Riverwoods, IL3,759$187,857240%
      Glencoe, IL8,870$185,320235%
      Long Grove, IL8,065$184,208233%
      Northfield, IL5,374$125,636127%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bright, IN5,375$62,95814%
      Bellingham, MA5,376$75,93837%
      New Castle, DE5,372$59,6578%
      Fairport, NY5,372$69,63226%
      Highwood, IL5,377$54,1892%
      Northfield, IL5,374$125,636127%
      Source: The Northfield, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).