Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$37,053$31,502$29,829
Median household income$97,330$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$105,505$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,964$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$56,376$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$36,039$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level1.7%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oswego is 24% 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 62% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oswego is 89% lower than the national average

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      $64,880 $97,330 $194,660
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Oswego median earnings by income bracket

      Oswego employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.5%7.5%
      Manufacturing sector16.7%16.7%
      Financial & insurance services7.2%7.2%
      Wholesale & retail services18.6%18.6%
      Public administration4.0%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%6.5%
      Education, health & social services12.5%12.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Plainfield, IL44,857$131,241137.2%
      Naperville, IL147,734$127,648130.7%
      Winfield, IL9,683$125,481126.8%
      Glen Ellyn, IL27,741$118,208113.7%
      Geneva, IL21,843$116,083109.8%
      Oswego, IL35,470$97,33075.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Richmond, IN35,467$40,87126.1%
      Wildwood, MO35,476$135,177144.3%
      Inver Grove Heights, MN35,492$83,15550.3%
      Gahanna, OH35,442$89,94562.6%
      Mount Vernon, WA35,502$63,19414.2%
      Oswego, IL35,470$97,33075.9%
      Source: The Oswego, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).