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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.


National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan See Local Real Estate
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City: Plano
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Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Plano

    The unemployment rate in Plano is 5.60 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Plano jobs have Increased by 1.42 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Plano's cost of living is 1.50% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Plano's Cost of Living
    Plano's population is 11,282 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 121.04 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Plano is $135,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -23.45%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Plano public schools spend $11,125 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Plano. Learn more...

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I am from Seattle and now live near Chicago. If you want to see unfriendly, come to the Midwest. At least Seattlites say, "Excuse me;" people here are unfamilar with... (Read More)



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