Itasca, Illinois 

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Population

8,798

27% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Median Income

$77,269

Avg. Home Price

$281,300

Best Places to Live in Itasca, 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: Itasca
Zip Codes: 60143
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Itasca is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Itasca jobs have increased by 1.39%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Itasca's cost of living is 25.10% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Itasca's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Itasca's population is 8,798 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 26.65%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Itasca is $281,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.31%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Itasca public schools spend $14,689 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Itasca. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Itasca

It's a good time to buy in Itasca. Home Appreciation is up 3.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Itasca Real Estate.

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Reviews for Itasca   2 Reviews
Weather - 3/28/2008
Summer is hot and very humid - great for dry skin. Winter gets extremely cold, moderate snow, very few blizzards, mostly just bitter cold. Spring and Fall are short,... Read More

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Crime in Itasca - 12/19/2006
Very low crime rate and active police patrols. Quiet... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ITASCA, ILLINOIS
60143
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