Minooka, Illinois 

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Population

11,449

+20.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$84,453

Median Home Price

$226,500

Best Places to Live in Minooka, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Minooka, 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 Minooka
 $1,195,000 
23110 S Terrapin Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 6 | 6313 SqFt
 $230,000 
342 Prairie Ridge Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2028 SqFt
 $390,000 
116 Eldorado Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 2524 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: Minooka
Zip Codes: 60447
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

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

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Minooka's cost of living is 14.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Minooka's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Minooka, 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
Minooka's population is 11,449 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 20.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Minooka is $226,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Minooka public schools spend $9,155 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Minooka. More Education


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It's a good time to buy in Minooka. Home Appreciation is up 4.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Minooka Real Estate

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Reviews for Minooka   3 Reviews
crime - 1/2/2010
minooka might not be ranked badly in property or whatever the other one is but a huge part of minooka is drugs. minooka is ranked as one of the highest drug abused... Read More

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My Town - 7/20/2009
Minooka, IL is a formally rural based, agricultural town, 54 miles southwest of Chicago. In the past 10 years, as housing costs have increased, the town has grown from... Read More

Little Minooka - 8/11/2007
Minooka, though slowly growing is still a small town with its little bustling shops and corn fields surrounding it. It has lost its little village atmosphere and has... Read More


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60447

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NEW LISTINGS IN MINOOKA
$1,195,000
23110 S Terrapin Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$230,000
342 Prairie Ridge Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$390,000
116 Eldorado Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$209,900
1413 Donegal Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$510,000
2804 Ninovan Ln
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$275,000
705 Maplewood Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$359,900
124 Zapata Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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