Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexWestern SpringsIllinoisNational
Income per capita$80,877$37,306$35,384
Median household income$184,412$68,428$64,994
Median income owner occupied$188,200$86,167$81,389
Median income renter occupied$54,444$40,983$42,147
Median earnings male$118,125$45,950$42,327
Median earnings female$44,706$31,703$30,753
Unemployment rate1.6%3.9%3.4%
Poverty level3.0%12.0%12.8%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Western Springs is 129% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Western Springs is 184% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 38% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Western Springs is 52% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Western Springs is 77% lower than the national average

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      $122,929 $184,412 $368,824
      $45,614 $68,428 $136,856
      $43,325 $64,994 $129,988
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      Western Springs median earnings by income bracket

      Western Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.0%3.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.1%8.1%
      Financial & insurance services22.2%22.2%
      Wholesale & retail services8.3%8.3%
      Public administration5.6%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%2.6%
      Education, health & social services14.0%14.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Hinsdale, IL17,366$206,701218.0%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,761$151,900133.7%
      Oak Brook, IL8,085$140,743116.5%
      Naperville, IL147,734$127,64896.4%
      Winfield, IL9,683$125,48193.1%
      Western Springs, IL13,247$184,412183.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Coatesville, PA13,132$52,93118.6%
      Meadville, PA13,134$40,07438.3%
      Geneva, NY13,136$42,47234.7%
      Ridge, NY13,129$75,21015.7%
      Palmetto, FL13,138$46,91027.8%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$184,412183.7%
      Source: The Western Springs, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).