CHICAGO — The city proper has seen its fair share of change over the years. One facet of that change has been the creation of wealth.
FindTheBest analyzed the most current Five-Year American Community Survey (ACS) data released by the Census Bureau in late 2013 to determine which cities in America contain higher proportions of wealthy households. Taking it one step further, here are the 11 wealthiest counties in Chicago listed in descending order by median personal income.
Here are some quick statistics about median income:
- The average median income for Chicago is $26,427.3.
- The average median income for Cook County is $28,699.
- The average median income for Illinois is $27,790.2.
- The average median income for The United States is $26,339.