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-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 McHenry


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in McHenry is 5.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. McHenry jobs have Increased by 1.39 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, McHenry's cost of living is 1.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, McHenry's population is 26,657 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 64.78 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in McHenry is $152,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -27.46%.
    SCHOOLS
    McHenry public schools spend $12,607 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in McHenry.

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  10/11/2012
McHenry County, Illinois: 25th Highest Property Ta

I was transferred to Northern Illinois and I made the disastrous decision to put down roots in McHenry County, IL. As noted above, property taxes are the highest in all... (Read More)

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  7/12/2010
recession has crime on the rise, abandon and forec

I've Lived in McHenry for over 23yrs and it is still not that bad of a place to live at. However, Crime has been on the rise, heroin and coke are a real problem in... (Read More)

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  7/11/2010
farnorth suburbs are becoming like all the rest of

being a veteran of McHenry for over 20yrs. McHenry is a alright place to be, but heroin and coke are major problems there...crime is on the rise, doesn't seem to show a... (Read More)

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