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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: Oak Brook
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Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Oak Brook

    The unemployment rate in Oak Brook is 5.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oak Brook jobs have Increased by 1.39 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Oak Brook's cost of living is 90.60% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Oak Brook's Cost of Living
    Oak Brook's population is 8,091 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -11.84 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Oak Brook is $669,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -11.43%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Oak Brook public schools spend $20,510 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Oak Brook. Learn more...

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