Income/capita 122%
Household income 166%
Unemployment 62%
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IndexWestern SpringsIllinoisNational
Income per capita$66,362$31,502$29,829
Median household income$147,361$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$151,651$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$72,386$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$102,857$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$41,660$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level2.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Western Springs is 122% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Western Springs is 166% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Western Springs is 62% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Western Springs is 86% lower than the national average

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      Western Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.3%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector8.2%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services16.2%13.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.8%7.8%
      Public administration3.1%4.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%0.8%
      Education, health & social services13.2%35.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hinsdale, IL17,438$173,558213.7%
      Oak Brook, IL7,988$144,286160.8%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129.2%
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,641$111,981102.4%
      Naperville, IL145,789$110,676100.1%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Coatesville, PA13,132$36,21234.5%
      Meadville, PA13,134$34,82637.0%
      Geneva, NY13,136$37,97531.4%
      Ridge, NY13,129$63,08114.0%
      Palmetto, FL13,138$42,04724.0%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166.4%
      Source: The Western Springs, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).