Oak Brook, IL 

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-6.0% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

108.1 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.5

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Oak Brook, IL

Living in Oak Brook, IL is like living in a modern, contemporary paradise. It has everything one could want: great schools, top-notch restaurants, world-class shopping centers, and plenty of outdoor activities. The community is very close-knit and friendly, making it easy to make new friends and stay connected with old ones. There are plenty of parks to explore and nature trails to enjoy. The area also provides an array of cultural events throughout the year, like concerts and art festivals that bring together people from all walks of life. Plus, the city is only a short drive away from Chicago, so you can always take advantage of all the metropolitan attractions there as well. All in all, Oak Brook is an ideal place to call home! National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan.
State: Illinois
County: DuPage County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
City: Oak Brook
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Cost of Living: 8.1% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level
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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.


The unemployment rate in Oak Brook is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Oak Brook jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Oak Brook's cost of living is 8.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Oak Brook's Cost of Living

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

In the last Presidential election, DuPage county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.7% to 39.7%. More Voting Stats

Oak Brook's population is 8,178 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.6%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 29.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Oak Brook is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.6%.

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. More Education

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It's a good time to buy in Oak Brook. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Oak Brook is .

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