Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$134,596$31,502$29,829
Median household income$250,001$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$250,001$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,313$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$171,307$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$51,226$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level2.6%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Winnetka is 351% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Winnetka is 352% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Winnetka is 60% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Winnetka is 83% lower than the national average

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      $166,650 $250,001 $500,002
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Winnetka median earnings by income bracket

      Winnetka employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.2%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector8.1%8.1%
      Financial & insurance services30.2%30.2%
      Wholesale & retail services8.0%8.0%
      Public administration0.9%0.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.6%1.6%
      Education, health & social services13.5%13.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Kenilworth, IL2,356$241,591336.7%
      Riverwoods, IL3,536$231,477318.4%
      Long Grove, IL7,907$207,188274.5%
      Golf, IL521$201,875264.9%
      Glencoe, IL8,836$195,600253.6%
      Winnetka, IL12,361$250,001351.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Lakeland Village, CA12,362$59,4407.4%
      Urbana, MD12,362$152,314175.3%
      Larkspur, CA12,363$115,543108.9%
      Wellesley, ON12,358n/a 
      Fairfax Station, VA12,364$179,651224.7%
      Winnetka, IL12,361$250,001351.9%
      Source: The Winnetka, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).