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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-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.

Highlights


National center located in Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan See local real estate
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City: Winnetka
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Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Winnetka


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Winnetka is 6.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Winnetka jobs have Increased by 1.39 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Winnetka's cost of living is 175.70% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Winnetka's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Winnetka's population is 12,472 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.45 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 34 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Winnetka is $1,164,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -18.52%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Winnetka public schools spend $22,289 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 10.3 students per teacher in Winnetka. Learn more...

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Winnetka Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Winnetka. Home Appreciation is up 3.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Winnetka Real Estate.
The median home price in Winnetka is $1,164,700. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  3/6/2011
Public Schools and Private Schools in WInnetka

Having had children attend both public and private schools. I would say the private schools are better. While the public schools are fine, there isn't any way to measure... (Read More)

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  3/3/2008
Living in a Norman Rockwell painting

This idyllic, leafy, close-in suburb north of Chicago comes straight out of a Frank Capra (or John Hughes - see Home Alone for a view of the housing stock and... (Read More)

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