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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 Schaumburg


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Schaumburg is 5.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Schaumburg jobs have Increased by 0.84 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Schaumburg's cost of living is 8.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Schaumburg's population is 74,276 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -4.36 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Schaumburg is $193,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 8.30 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Schaumburg public schools spend $15,230 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Schaumburg.

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Comments


Schaumburg, IL General livability
Nice middle-class community. Excellent schools. Excellent variety in retail establishments. Very good park district with plentiful activities, classes, and three outdoor... (read more)
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Schaumburg, Schaumburg, it's Ok, I guess I don't have much to... (read more)
NW Suburb - Good Quality of Life...
I've lived in Schaumburg, a NW suburg of Chicago for many years. It is located about a 20 minute ride NW of O'hare airport. The quality of life is good, but can be... (read more)
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