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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Chicago, Illinois, is 6.80%, with job growth of 1.39%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.98%.

Chicago, Illinois Taxes
Chicago, Illinois,sales tax rate is 10.25%. Income tax is 3.75%.

Chicago, Illinois Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $28,623, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $47,831.


  ECONOMYChicago, IllinoisUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.80%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  1.39%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  35.98%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  10.25%6.00%
  Income Taxes  3.75%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $28,623$28,555
  Household Income  $47,831$53,482
  Family Median Income  $54,918$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.14%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.04%0.61%
  Construction  3.95%6.19%
  Manufacturing  8.90%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.40%2.72%
  Retail trade  9.17%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  5.61%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  2.33%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  6.04%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.17%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  10.33%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.10%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  5.05%4.27%
  Educational services  9.58%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  13.20%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  2.31%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  8.85%7.44%
  Other services  5.16%4.94%
  Public administration  4.21%4.80%

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  12/30/2017
Calm down - take a chill pill

Chicago is a world class city with economic and political challenges like nearly every other part of the United States. If you can get your mind to accept that reality,... (Read More)

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  11/4/2017
Hidden Gems of Bronzeville

I'm from Chicago and I love Chicago. We have our hiccups in the road, yes its a lot of division here, but there is a huge amount Chicagoans who support one another. In... (Read More)

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  10/22/2017
Urban and culturally rich, not for everyone

Move to Chi if you want: * A walkable, urban environment with distinctly city-like streetscapes * Coffee houses, jazz joints, blues bars, comedy pubs, greasy spoons... (Read More)

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