Oak Brook, Illinois 

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Population

8,091

12% Decline

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Median Income

$148,173

Avg. Home Price

$669,400

Best Places to Live in Oak Brook, 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


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: Oak Brook
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Oak Brook is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oak Brook jobs have increased by 1.39%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Oak Brook's cost of living is 90.60% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Oak Brook's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Oak Brook's population is 8,091 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -11.84%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Oak Brook is $669,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -11.43%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Oak Brook public schools spend $20,510 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Oak Brook. Learn More...

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