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What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Joliet Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


  • Profile: National center
  • Time zone: Central Standard Time
  • Elevation: 623
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Chicago
  • Zip Codes: Chicago (zip 60605)

Quick Facts About Chicago

    The unemployment rate in Chicago (zip 60605) is 8.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chicago (zip 60605) jobs have Increased by 0.85 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Chicago (zip 60605)'s cost of living is 29.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Chicago (zip 60605)'s population is 22,887 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 89.45 percent.
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Chicago (zip 60605) is $302,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 7.30 percent.
    Chicago (zip 60605) public schools spend $15,230 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Chicago (zip 60605).

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