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Income/capita 12%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 10%
IndexSkokieIllinoisNational
Income per capita$33,315$31,502$29,829
Median household income$68,015$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,012$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,910$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$40,772$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$32,066$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Skokie is 12% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Skokie is 23% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Skokie is 10% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Skokie is 29% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $45,338$68,015$136,030
      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.

      Skokie median earnings by income bracket

      Skokie employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.2%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector10.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.6%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services17.2%14.9%
      Public administration2.0%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%1.0%
      Education, health & social services18.1%42.9%
      Other26.9%26.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kenilworth, IL2,613$211,023281%
      Winnetka, IL12,437$207,857276%
      Riverwoods, IL3,759$187,857240%
      Glencoe, IL8,870$185,320235%
      Long Grove, IL8,065$184,208233%
      Skokie, IL64,873$68,01523%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Marysville, WA64,955$67,02721%
      Laguna Niguel, CA64,984$97,89477%
      Delray Beach, FL65,044$51,8296%
      San Clemente, CA65,082$97,21076%
      East Orange, NJ64,621$38,40331%
      Skokie, IL64,873$68,01523%
      Source: The Skokie, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).