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Income/capita 13%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 86%
IndexStegerIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,904$31,502$29,829
Median household income$42,492$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,705$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,662$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$38,497$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,611$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level18.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Steger is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Steger is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Steger is 86% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Steger is 24% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,325$42,492$84,984
      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.

      Steger median earnings by income bracket

      Steger employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector18.1%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.6%4.8%
      Wholesale & retail services16.9%17.4%
      Public administration4.5%1.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.7%6.2%
      Education, health & social services16.6%36.0%
      Other18.0%24.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Frankfort, IL18,415$113,250105%
      Mokena, IL19,839$98,66278%
      St. John, IN15,777$98,54578%
      Olympia Fields, IL4,888$96,37774%
      Frankfort Square, IL9,116$94,12770%
      Steger, IL9,535$42,49223%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North Gates, NY9,537$41,70525%
      Lake Stickney, WA9,533$71,92730%
      Winslow, AZ9,539$34,23938%
      Bethel, CT9,541$72,65631%
      Lambertville, MI9,528$67,94023%
      Steger, IL9,535$42,49223%
      Source: The Steger, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).