Income/capita 5%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 15%
Income per capita$31,461$31,502$29,829
Median household income$67,132$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$85,077$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,607$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$40,158$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$27,388$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sycamore is 5% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sycamore is 21% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sycamore is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sycamore is 50% lower than the national average

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      Sycamore employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.9%0.2%
      Manufacturing sector17.8%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.4%6.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.5%15.9%
      Public administration6.2%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%4.0%
      Education, health & social services16.8%38.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Campton Hills, IL11,500$119,044115%
      Lily Lake, IL1,253$108,59496%
      Elburn, IL5,594$96,89675%
      Hampshire, IL5,732$95,26872%
      Virgil, IL355$93,05668%
      Sycamore, IL17,611$67,13221%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North Aurora, IL17,612$81,82648%
      Martinsburg, WV17,613$36,97633%
      Glassmanor, MD17,608$51,7736%
      Cinco Ranch, TX17,605$135,439145%
      Kirksville, MO17,592$27,40250%
      Sycamore, IL17,611$67,13221%
      Source: The Sycamore, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).