Income/capita 24%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 19%
Income per capita$36,956$31,502$29,829
Median household income$75,658$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,065$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$66,007$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$55,155$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$37,186$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level6.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Schaumburg is 24% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Schaumburg is 37% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Schaumburg is 19% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Schaumburg is 60% lower than the national average

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      Schaumburg median earnings by income bracket

      Schaumburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.5%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector16.6%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services6.3%6.9%
      Wholesale & retail services16.8%15.4%
      Public administration2.3%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.5%4.4%
      Education, health & social services7.5%29.2%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Riverwoods, IL3,759$187,857240%
      Long Grove, IL8,065$184,208233%
      South Barrington, IL4,766$184,141233%
      Inverness, IL7,844$172,949213%
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149$172,946213%
      Schaumburg, IL74,366$75,65837%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      San Ramon, CA74,366$134,188143%
      Bolingbrook, IL74,320$80,28545%
      Conroe, TX74,482$50,5179%
      Kendall, FL74,559$64,33916%
      Decatur, IL74,063$40,77726%
      Schaumburg, IL74,366$75,65837%
      Source: The Schaumburg, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).