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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-Joliet 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 Lemont


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Lemont is 7.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lemont jobs have Increased by 0.85 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Lemont's cost of living is 31.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Lemont's population is 15,954 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.22 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 35 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Lemont is $316,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 7.20 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Lemont public schools spend $15,230 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16 students per teacher in Lemont.

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Picturesque!
Pulling into Lemont off of 55 via Lemont Rd. is quite nice. My husband's aunt and her family reside in a subdivision in Lemont, and it seems quite a nice little town. ... (read more)
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