Income/capita 18%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 10%
IndexRiver GroveIllinoisNational
Income per capita$24,349$31,502$29,829
Median household income$48,670$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,428$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,588$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$38,524$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,942$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level12.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in River Grove is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in River Grove is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in River Grove is 10% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in River Grove is 17% lower than the national average

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      River Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.8%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector10.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services17.3%12.4%
      Public administration3.9%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%4.2%
      Education, health & social services9.5%29.0%

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      Inverness, IL7,844$172,949213%
      River Grove, IL10,248$48,67012%

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      River Grove, IL10,248$48,67012%
      Source: The River Grove, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).