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Quick Facts About Illinois


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Illinois is 7.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Illinois jobs have Increased by 1.49 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Illinois's cost of living is 4.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Illinois's population is 12,823,860 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.26 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Illinois is $147,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.60 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Illinois public schools spend $13,692 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Illinois.

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Decisions decisions
Well there's not much to say about where I live. I dislike the state of Illinois its so corrupt. My husband and I are big outdoors folk. And here in this "wonderful"... (read more)
re: Tired of the struggle - 7/9/2012
Why will you trade the crooked politicians you know - for the devil you don't know? Politicians are inheritently evil and are only serving to get re-elected so why would... (read more)
treats its retirees well
Retired, long term resident who hates hot weather. Taxes are good here for retirees. No retirement income of any kind is subject to income tax. Sales tax on... (read more)
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