By Amie Schaenzer, Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch
A look at income levels in suburban towns with Metra stops provides a glimpse at the disparity in wealth throughout the area, according to an interactive map posted on Crain's Chicago Business Journal.
Among all Chicago and suburban Metra stops, Glen Ellyn ranked as the 54th highest income with an average income of $89,916 while Wheaton ranked 75th with an average income of $79,229 and Lombard ranked 102nd with an average income of $72,023, according to Crain's. According to the map, Glen Ellyn residents are in the top 10 to 30 percent of the highest average incomes among Chicago towns with Metra stations.
The Metra station that ranked as number one was in Kennilworth, where the average income came in at $242,188, according to Crain's.
Read more and find out how other area suburbs compare on Crain's Chicago Business Journal.