Income/capita 48%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 51%
IndexPalos ParkIllinoisNational
Income per capita$44,173$31,502$29,829
Median household income$77,304$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,297$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,765$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$46,705$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$39,894$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Palos Park is 48% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Palos Park is 40% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Palos Park is 51% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Palos Park is 72% lower than the national average

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      Palos Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services10.2%7.7%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%12.5%
      Public administration3.6%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%3.3%
      Education, health & social services12.8%31.2%

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      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558214%
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      Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129%
      Frankfort, IL18,415$113,250105%
      Palos Park, IL4,934$77,30440%

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      Stone Park, IL4,936$40,71726%
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      Palos Park, IL4,934$77,30440%
      Source: The Palos Park, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).