Dolton, Illinois 

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Population

23,197

3% Decline

Unemployment Rate

11.1%

Median Income

$46,184

Avg. Home Price

$82,000

Best Places to Live in Dolton, 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: Dolton
Zip Codes: 60419
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Dolton is 11.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Dolton jobs have increased by 1.39%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Dolton's cost of living is 11.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Dolton's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Dolton's population is 23,197 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -3.06%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Dolton is $82,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -26.10%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Dolton public schools spend $15,549 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.8 students per teacher in Dolton. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Dolton

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Reviews for Dolton    3 Reviews
Get Out IF You Can! Its Going to Get Worse. - 12/8/2010
Every year there is at least one major crime in this city. From robbing stores, and banks, to murder, this city is welcoming some people who come from Chicago city... (Read More)

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I'm so ready to move - 2/26/2010
I have lived here since July 1999 and when I decided to move out on my own, I knew that although I did like aspects of the city of Chicago, I didn't want to live there. ... (Read More)

Don't move here! - 9/22/2006
I've lived in Dolton for 17 years, and the neighborhood has changed tremendously in the last 5. This was once a nice south suburban neighborhood until they moved all of... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN DOLTON, ILLINOIS
60419