Carol Stream, Illinois 

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Population

40,231

+1.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$74,026

Median Home Price

$245,300

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

Local Listings in Carol, Stream, IL
 $284,900 
575 Commanche Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2160 SqFt
 $284,900 
575 Commanche Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2160 SqFt
 $239,900 
584 Sauk Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1488 SqFt
 $229,900 
463 Indianwood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1416 SqFt

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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: DuPage County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
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 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Carol Stream jobs have decreased by 0.16%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Carol Stream's cost of living is 18.90% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Carol Stream's Cost of Living

VOTING
DuPage county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Carol Stream's population is 40,231 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.24%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Carol Stream is $245,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.17%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Carol Stream

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. More Education


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Housing Market in Carol Stream

It's a good time to buy in Carol Stream. Home Appreciation is up 3.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Carol Stream Real Estate or Find top agents in Carol Stream

The median home price in Carol Stream is $245,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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NEW LISTINGS IN CAROL STREAM IL
$284,900
575 Commanche Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$239,900
584 Sauk Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$229,900
463 Indianwood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$284,900
1422 Spring Valley Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$235,000
410 N Silverleaf Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$287,000
1N321 Darling St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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