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Income/capita 0%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 17%
IndexPalos HillsIllinoisNational
Income per capita$29,868$31,502$29,829
Median household income$57,744$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,986$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,135$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$42,097$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$31,210$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level11.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Palos Hills is equal to the national average
  • The median household income in Palos Hills is 4% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Palos Hills is 17% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Palos Hills is 24% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $38,492$57,744$115,488
      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.

      Palos Hills median earnings by income bracket

      Palos Hills employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.6%3.7%
      Manufacturing sector17.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.0%9.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.8%13.2%
      Public administration1.4%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.7%5.1%
      Education, health & social services7.5%34.3%
      Other23.6%24.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558214%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166%
      Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286161%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129%
      Frankfort, IL18,415$113,250105%
      Palos Hills, IL17,545$57,7444%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Highland, UT17,544$122,666122%
      Ocean Springs, MS17,547$54,2642%
      Colonial Heights, VA17,554$49,63910%
      Woodmere, NY17,554$125,576127%
      Cocoa, FL17,558$32,06742%
      Palos Hills, IL17,545$57,7444%
      Source: The Palos Hills, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).