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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
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  17.14%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  5.95%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  10.81%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  9.55%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.08%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.12%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  9.01%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  10.74%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  11.32%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  4.78%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  5.50%5.03%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  11.52%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  4.09%5.34%
  Community, social services  0.74%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  3.72%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  2.97%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.32%5.67%
  Healthcare support  2.97%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.00%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  3.72%5.76%
  Building maintenance  4.46%4.01%
  Personal care  4.83%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  23.05%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  3.35%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  5.20%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  23.05%12.09%

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  2/13/2017
Fun city. High crime rate and cold winter

I've lived in Chicago for about 3 years. It wasn't bad at all. The city as pros and cons. Pros: Good public transportation. You basically can survive without a... (Read More)

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  8/22/2016
A city bent on destroying itself

I am a 52-year-old professional. I was born and raised in Chicago, have lived and worked here my entire life, opened a business here 30 years ago, and have operated... (Read More)

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  2/4/2016
Lakeshore East - A Gem to Consider

There's a lot to say about the general quality of life in Chicago, but after living here 11+ years, I think the secret to the best possible quality of life is to live... (Read More)

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