Income/capita 45%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 223%
Income per capita$16,331$31,502$29,829
Median household income$33,594$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,094$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$21,414$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$22,460$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate15.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level29.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Phoenix is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Phoenix is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Phoenix is 223% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Phoenix is 95% higher than the national average

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      Phoenix employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.9%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%12.3%
      Wholesale & retail services8.6%0.6%
      Public administration7.8%7.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities26.1%5.5%
      Education, health & social services12.1%55.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129%
      Frankfort, IL18,415$113,250105%
      La Grange, IL15,688$105,41791%
      Mokena, IL19,839$98,66278%
      Phoenix, IL2,042$33,59439%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dover, PA2,042$63,07314%
      Linden, CA2,042$85,62555%
      Fritz Creek, AK2,043$67,96923%
      Clayton, NY2,041$49,61110%
      Elkhart, KS2,043$43,18222%
      Phoenix, IL2,042$33,59439%
      Source: The Phoenix, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).