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Overview
Population:5,197,677
Pop. Change:-3%
State: Illinois
Metro Area:Chicago-Naperville-Joliet
County:Cook County
City:Chicago, Thornton township, ... 149 total
Zip Code:60629, 60618, ... 163 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Cook's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums

Interesting Facts about Cook County

As of 2014, Cook County's population is 5,197,677 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -3.33 percent.

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The median home cost in Cook County is $170,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 8.80 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Cook County's cost of living is 4.20% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Cook County public schools spend $15,230 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.5 students per teacher in Cook County.

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The unemployment rate in Cook County is 7.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cook County jobs have Increased by 0.85 percent.


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Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Cook County's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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