Chicago Heights, Illinois 

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Population

30,292

-0.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Best Places to Live in Chicago Heights, 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 Chicago Heights
 $60,000 
227 E 16th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1459 SqFt
 $67,000 
2015 217th Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 920 SqFt
 $80,000 
22407 Yates Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1510 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

City: Chicago Heights
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chicago Heights is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Chicago Heights jobs have decreased by 0.16%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chicago Heights's cost of living is 7.30% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Chicago Heights's Cost of Living

VOTING
Cook county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Chicago Heights's population is 30,292 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.40%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chicago Heights is $88,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.57%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Chicago Heights public schools spend $14,937 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.8 students per teacher in Chicago Heights. More Education


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Housing Market in Chicago Heights

It's a good time to buy in Chicago Heights. Home Appreciation is up 7.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Chicago Heights Real Estate

The median home price in Chicago Heights is $88,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Chicago Heights   3 Reviews
Chicago Transit Authority - 11/14/2009
I think Chicago's public transportation is one of the best in the country. The system give you access to the entire metro area a surrounding suburbs. It is not a... Read More

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Dogs - 4/8/2007
What I've noticed since moving back about a year ago is that there are many, many pit bulls, rottweillers and any other labelled MEAN dogs! People let them run around... Read More

Born and raised - 2/21/2006
Born and raised here I might be biased, but I think Chicago is one of the best cities in which to live. There's always lots to do, whatever you're in to. Sporting... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN CHICAGO HEIGHTS
$60,000
227 E 16th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$67,000
2015 217th Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$80,000
22407 Yates Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$95,000
20154 Blackstone Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$215,000
2241 207th Place Pl NENORTHEAST
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$74,900
182 E 25th St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$28,500
636 Emerald Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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