Coal City, Illinois 

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Population

5,574

+2.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$59,479

Median Home Price

$160,000

Best Places to Live in Coal City, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Coal City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Coal City
 $77,850 
155 E Oak St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 810 SqFt
 $364,500 
775 S Laura Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 2407 SqFt
 $149,900 
615 N 7th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1207 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.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Coal City
Zip Codes: 60416
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Coal City is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Coal City jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Coal City's cost of living is 6.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Coal City's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Coal City, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Grundy county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Coal City's population is 5,574 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Coal City is $160,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Coal City public schools spend $14,398 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Coal City. More Education


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Housing Market in Coal City

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The median home price in Coal City is $160,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Coal City   4 Reviews
None. - 6/9/2012
No culture at all. Very rigid, uneducated, small town in... Read More

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Life in Coal City :) - 12/21/2010
Coal City is a nice quiet little town where people mostly mind their own business. There are plenty of community events, this is a great place to live if you have young... Read More

Airfield History - 9/4/2009
What do the powers to be say in Coal City, Illinois, about the possibility that the very first airfield in the world was in Coal City. We need to speak to a Historian of... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN COAL CITY
$77,850
155 E Oak St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$364,500
775 S Laura Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$149,900
615 N 7th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$254,900
570 N 1st Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$242,000
1040 Regent Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$129,900
1065 E North St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$140,000
200 S Marguerite St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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