Carol Stream, Illinois 

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Population

40,356

27% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Median Income

$74,026

Avg. Home Price

$238,100

Best Places to Live in Carol Stream, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan
Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

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What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin 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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Carol Stream
Zip Codes: 60188
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Carol Stream is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carol Stream jobs have increased by 1.40%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Carol Stream's cost of living is 13.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Carol Stream's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Carol Stream's population is 40,356 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 27.24%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Carol Stream is $238,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.17%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Carol Stream public schools spend $18,546 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in Carol Stream. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Carol Stream

It's a good time to buy in Carol Stream. Home Appreciation is up 4.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Carol Stream Real Estate.

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Reviews for Carol Stream   1 Reviews
Great Place to Live but... - 1/7/2012
Great place to live and raise a family but, taxes are high. The winters are very... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN CAROL STREAM, ILLINOIS
60188