River Forest employment information

IndexRiver ForestIllinoisNational
Income per capita$66,585$31,502$29,829
Median household income$103,622$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$134,167$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$56,339$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$66,938$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$41,570$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.6%14.0%15.1%
The River Forest, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in River Forest is $66,585, which is 111% higher than than the Illinois average and 123% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $103,622, which is 75% higher than than the Illinois average and 87% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in River Forest is 2%, which is 55% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in River Forest is 5% which is 69% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$69,074$103,622$207,244
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in River Forest is 123% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in River Forest is 87% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in River Forest is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in River Forest is 69% lower than the national average.

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River Forest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.3%1.0%
Manufacturing sector7.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services10.3%9.7%
Wholesale & retail services7.2%11.0%
Public administration3.6%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%0.7%
Education, health & social services19.2%39.3%
Other39.5%30.1%

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Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166%
River Forest, IL11,217$103,62287%

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Scottdale, GA11,221$43,08222%
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Destrehan, LA11,211$84,04452%
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River Forest, IL11,217$103,62287%
Source: The River Forest, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).