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The unemployment rate in Chicago, Illinois, is 8.40%, with job growth of 0.85%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.30%.

Chicago, Illinois Taxes
Chicago, Illinois,sales tax rate is 9.25%. Income tax is 5.00%.

Chicago, Illinois Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $28,202, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $47,408.

  ECONOMYChicago, IllinoisUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  8.40%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  0.85%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  33.30%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  9.25%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $28,202$28,051
  Household Income  $47,408$53,046
  Family Median Income  $54,188$64,585
  Income Less Than 15K  17.23%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  5.97%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  10.96%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  9.53%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.30%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.39%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  9.17%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  10.85%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  10.99%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  4.56%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  5.03%4.64%
  Management, business, finance  15.33%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  4.67%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.92%1.66%
  Legal  2.10%1.17%
  Education, library  5.94%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  2.85%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  4.60%5.49%
  Healthcare support  2.08%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  3.23%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  6.27%5.61%
  Building maintenance  4.27%3.97%
  Personal care  4.28%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  23.53%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.12%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  5.73%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  13.10%12.10%

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