Income/capita 20%
Household income 76%
Unemployment 27%
Income per capita$35,681$31,502$29,829
Median household income$97,537$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$103,466$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$85,474$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$54,981$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$36,648$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level2.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oswego is 20% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Oswego is 76% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oswego is 27% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oswego is 86% lower than the national average

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      Oswego employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.9%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.6%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services6.8%9.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.8%11.3%
      Public administration5.6%0.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.4%7.6%
      Education, health & social services10.3%39.3%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Plainfield, IL41,881$116,896111%
      Naperville, IL145,789$110,676100%
      Sugar Grove, IL9,288$104,75489%
      Glen Ellyn, IL27,894$101,96784%
      Geneva, IL21,732$100,28481%
      Oswego, IL33,245$97,53776%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elk Grove Village, IL33,251$71,08228%
      Wenatchee, WA33,257$45,60618%
      Fair Lawn, NJ33,205$102,71686%
      Manitowoc, WI33,183$41,62825%
      Menlo Park, CA33,319$126,045128%
      Oswego, IL33,245$97,53776%
      Source: The Oswego, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).