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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: Forest Park
Zip Codes: 60130
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Forest Park

    The unemployment rate in Forest Park is 6.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Forest Park jobs have Increased by 1.39 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Forest Park's cost of living is 6.90% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Forest Park's Cost of Living
    Forest Park's population is 14,123 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -5.33 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Forest Park is $185,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -15.24%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Forest Park public schools spend $19,304 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 10.3 students per teacher in Forest Park. Learn more...

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I've lived in Forest Park twice and love it. Convenience to Eisenhower and downtown or West Suburbs as I worked in Hillside. I was single male in late 20's with... (Read More)



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