Income/capita 196%
Household income 161%
Unemployment 66%
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IndexOak BrookIllinoisNational
Income per capita$88,167$31,502$29,829
Median household income$144,286$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$145,536$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$111,250$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$36,223$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oak Brook is 196% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Oak Brook is 161% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Brook is 66% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oak Brook is 74% lower than the national average

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      Oak Brook employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector8.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.5%6.9%
      Wholesale & retail services11.2%20.9%
      Public administration2.6%1.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services36.3%35.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558213.7%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166.4%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129.2%
      Plainfield, IL41,881$116,896111.3%
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,641$111,981102.4%
      Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286160.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Round Lake Park, IL7,989$44,18520.1%
      York, SC7,989$41,34125.3%
      Argyle, NS7,989n/a 
      Ilion, NY7,986$42,90122.5%
      Summit Park, UT7,986$121,841120.2%
      Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286160.8%
      Source: The Oak Brook, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).