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A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


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City: Carol Stream
Zip Codes: 60188
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Carol Stream

    The unemployment rate in Carol Stream is 5.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carol Stream jobs have Increased by 1.40 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Carol Stream's cost of living is 13.90% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Carol Stream's Cost of Living
    Carol Stream's population is 40,356 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 27.24 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Carol Stream is $224,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -15.68%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Carol Stream public schools spend $18,546 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in Carol Stream. Learn more...

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