South Chicago Heights employment information

IndexSouth Chicago HeightsIllinoisNational
Income per capita$17,096$31,502$29,829
Median household income$35,721$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,368$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$42,083$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$16,267$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate10.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level20.1%14.0%15.1%
The South Chicago Heights, 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 South Chicago Heights is $17,096, which is 46% lower than than the Illinois average and 43% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,721, which is 40% lower than than the Illinois average and 35% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in South Chicago Heights is 10%, which is 120% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in South Chicago Heights is 20% which is 33% higher than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,811$35,721$71,442
City
$39,460$59,196$118,392
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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 South Chicago Heights is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in South Chicago Heights is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in South Chicago Heights is 120% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in South Chicago Heights is 33% higher than the national average.

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South Chicago Heights median earnings by income bracket

South Chicago Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector37.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services12.7%24.6%
Public administration4.1%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.4%2.0%
Education, health & social services8.8%31.9%
Other19.3%27.4%

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South Chicago Heights, IL4,143$35,72135%

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Source: The South Chicago Heights, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).