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Income/capita 63%
Household income 67%
Unemployment 46%
IndexPark RidgeIllinoisNational
Income per capita$48,655$31,502$29,829
Median household income$92,474$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$106,975$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$56,023$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$66,568$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$40,492$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Park Ridge is 63% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Park Ridge is 67% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Park Ridge is 46% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Park Ridge is 72% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $61,643$92,474$184,948
      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.

      Park Ridge median earnings by income bracket

      Park Ridge employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.5%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.2%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services10.2%7.9%
      Wholesale & retail services13.9%12.3%
      Public administration2.5%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%2.2%
      Education, health & social services10.9%35.7%
      Other32.6%29.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kenilworth, IL2,613$211,023281%
      Winnetka, IL12,437$207,857276%
      Riverwoods, IL3,759$187,857240%
      Glencoe, IL8,870$185,320235%
      Long Grove, IL8,065$184,208233%
      Park Ridge, IL37,567$92,47467%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Spanish Fork, UT37,565$67,12521%
      Spartanburg, SC37,570$35,63736%
      Delaware, OH37,554$58,4726%
      Oviedo, FL37,545$82,40249%
      Egypt Lake-Leto, FL37,589$37,18033%
      Park Ridge, IL37,567$92,47467%
      Source: The Park Ridge, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).