Palatine, Illinois 

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Population

69,308

77% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$72,180

Avg. Home Price

$250,700

Best Places to Live in Palatine, 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: Palatine
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Palatine is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Palatine jobs have increased by 1.39%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Palatine's cost of living is 16.40% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Palatine's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Palatine's population is 69,308 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 76.57%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Palatine is $250,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.50%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Palatine public schools spend $12,837 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17 students per teacher in Palatine. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Palatine

It's a good time to buy in Palatine. Home Appreciation is up 0.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Palatine Real Estate.

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Reviews for Palatine   6 Reviews
Sales Tax Rate - 9/1/2010
The correct total Sales Tax Rate for Palatine, Cook County, IL is 9.5%, not... Read More

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Great place to live! - 3/17/2010
Palatine is a great community for raising a family. Good schools and extremely low crime rate just add to that point. Minutes to Schaumburg and all the shopping and... Read More

Palatine, IL - 12/12/2007
Great place to live when commuting to the city and suburbs. Nice mix of resturants, shopping, and... Read More


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