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Income/capita 23%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 26%
IndexPoplar GroveIllinoisNational
Income per capita$36,776$31,502$29,829
Median household income$76,222$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$88,333$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,295$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$42,554$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$31,382$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Poplar Grove is 23% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Poplar Grove is 38% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Poplar Grove is 26% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Poplar Grove is 53% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $50,809$76,222$152,444
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Poplar Grove median earnings by income bracket

      Poplar Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.1%2.3%
      Manufacturing sector28.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.7%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services6.6%21.8%
      Public administration0.0%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.5%1.8%
      Education, health & social services11.3%38.3%
      Other34.8%19.6%

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      Rockton, IL7,596$74,27634%
      Caledonia, IL232$65,62519%
      Poplar Grove, IL4,728$76,22238%

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      Searingtown, NY4,727$141,389156%
      Poplar Grove, IL4,728$76,22238%
      Source: The Poplar Grove, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).