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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
  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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  6/5/2017
Stay away from this school

Stay away from this school. It is run by a bunch of people whose main goal is to make money. My son is currently in 8th grade and for high school, he will be going to... (Read More)

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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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