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Pros

-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation

Cons

-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime


What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area


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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Quick Facts About Elmhurst


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Elmhurst is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Elmhurst jobs have Increased by 1.40 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Elmhurst's cost of living is 37.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Elmhurst's population is 45,957 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.35 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Elmhurst is $361,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -5.04%.
    SCHOOLS
    Elmhurst public schools spend $21,770 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 26 students per teacher in Elmhurst.

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  12/14/2014
safety

We feel pretty safe in our community. The police are nice and helpful. I do not feel the crime rate is... (Read More)

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  5/1/2010
GREAT place to call home!

Elmhurst is a FANTASTIC town to live in. My husband and I both grew up in the Chicago suburbs, and have lived in Elmhurst for the past 5 years. We feel incredibly safe... (Read More)

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  2/20/2008
Place to raise your family

We've lived here for 25 years - Elmhurst, IL. By luck in 1983, we moved here. Young newlyweds, we really weren't too well versed in sizing up a community to buy a... (Read More)

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