Income/capita 28%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 29%
IndexPreston HeightsIllinoisNational
Income per capita$21,509$31,502$29,829
Median household income$43,000$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,917$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,804$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$17,621$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,804$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level21.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Preston Heights is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Preston Heights is 22% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Preston Heights is 29% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Preston Heights is 39% higher than the national average

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      Preston Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.0%5.9%
      Manufacturing sector13.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%14.0%
      Public administration2.2%8.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.6%4.5%
      Education, health & social services6.6%35.3%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Plainfield, IL41,881$116,896111%
      Frankfort, IL18,415$113,250105%
      New Lenox, IL25,347$102,27385%
      Mokena, IL19,839$98,66278%
      Oswego, IL33,245$97,53776%
      Preston Heights, IL2,916$43,00022%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rineyville, KY2,916$70,31327%
      Hamilton, IL2,916$50,3089%
      Drum Point, MD2,917$73,60933%
      North Boston, NY2,915$58,4506%
      Bal Harbour, FL2,917$49,86910%
      Preston Heights, IL2,916$43,00022%
      Source: The Preston Heights, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).