Thornton employment information

IndexThorntonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$23,373$31,502$29,829
Median household income$52,944$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,750$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,909$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$34,276$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$29,539$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate9.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level12.1%14.0%15.1%
The Thornton, 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 Thornton is $23,373, which is 26% lower than than the Illinois average and 22% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $52,944, which is 11% lower than than the Illinois average and 4% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Thornton is 10%, which is 105% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Thornton is 12% which is 20% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$35,292$52,944$105,888
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Thornton is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Thornton is 4% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Thornton is 105% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Thornton is 20% lower than the national average.

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Thornton median earnings by income bracket

Thornton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector14.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services16.2%16.4%
Public administration8.2%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.9%2.1%
Education, health & social services5.1%34.7%
Other17.7%26.3%

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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%
Thornton, IL2,614$52,9444%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Derry, PA2,614$39,84828%
Leadville, CO2,614$41,44425%
New London, OH2,614$41,68325%
Rhinebeck, NY2,614$48,75012%
Gambrills, MD2,613$120,673118%
Thornton, IL2,614$52,9444%
Source: The Thornton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).