Marengo, Illinois 

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Population

8,280

+5.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$57,612

Median Home Price

$199,100

Best Places to Live in Marengo, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Marengo, 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 Marengo
 $414,000 
2515 Hawthorn Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 |
 $375,000 
1513 Deerpass Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2600 SqFt
 $239,900 
1001 Grace Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2832 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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City: Marengo
Zip Codes: 60152
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Marengo is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Marengo jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Marengo's cost of living is 2.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Marengo's Cost of Living

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

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

POPULATION
Marengo's population is 8,280 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Marengo is $199,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Marengo public schools spend $9,630 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Marengo. More Education


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It's a good time to buy in Marengo. Home Appreciation is up 5.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Marengo Real Estate

The median home price in Marengo is $199,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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typical chicago weather - 12/12/2006
This town's weather ranges from 90f humid - 10below with wind chill factors... you get a little bit of everything living... Read More

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NEW LISTINGS IN MARENGO
$414,000
2515 Hawthorn Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$375,000
1513 Deerpass Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$239,900
1001 Grace Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$324,900
8711 S Hill Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$189,900
609 Eisenhower St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$284,900
3107 Northwest Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$314,900
2758 Constance Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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