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Glen Ellyn, Illinois   Add Favorite    2 Reviews | Review This Place




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 Glen Ellyn


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Glen Ellyn is 4.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Glen Ellyn jobs have Increased by 1.40 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Glen Ellyn's cost of living is 38.40% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Glen Ellyn's population is 28,201 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.06 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Glen Ellyn is $366,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -11.43%.
    SCHOOLS
    Glen Ellyn public schools spend $13,983 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Glen Ellyn.

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  10/7/2016
Settled in 1834

My husband and I moved to Glen Ellyn from Chicago in 1993 when our first child was born. One thing you should know about GE is that it is spread out and there is an "in... (Read More)

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  1/29/2014
Old Fashion Neighborhood living

My husband and I are life long residents of the Chicago area and have lived in Glen Ellyn since 1998. It is a comfortable, walkable, old fashion neighborhood where you... (Read More)

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