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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexOak ParkIllinoisNational
Income per capita$58,262$31,502$29,829
Median household income$96,945$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$140,262$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$54,733$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$74,493$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$51,150$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.0%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oak Park is 95% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Oak Park is 75% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Park is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oak Park is 54% lower than the national average

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      $64,623 $96,945 $193,890
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Oak Park median earnings by income bracket

      Oak Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%5.4%
      Manufacturing sector7.4%7.4%
      Financial & insurance services8.2%8.2%
      Wholesale & retail services7.6%7.6%
      Public administration3.8%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%6.9%
      Education, health & social services22.0%22.0%

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      Oak Park, IL52,102$96,94575.2%

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      Oak Park, IL52,102$96,94575.2%
      Source: The Oak Park, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).