Winnetka, Illinois 

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Population

12,472

2% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Median Income

$207,540

Avg. Home Price

$1,144,500

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

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Winnetka is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Winnetka jobs have increased by 1.39%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Winnetka's cost of living is 175.70% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Winnetka's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Winnetka's population is 12,472 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.45%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Winnetka is $1,144,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.82%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Winnetka public schools spend $22,289 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 10.3 students per teacher in Winnetka. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Winnetka

It's not a good time to buy in Winnetka. Home Appreciation is down -2.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Winnetka Real Estate.

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Reviews for Winnetka   2 Reviews
Public Schools and Private Schools in WInnetka - 3/6/2011
Having had children attend both public and private schools. I would say the private schools are better. While the public schools are fine, there isn't any way to measure... Read More

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Living in a Norman Rockwell painting - 3/3/2008
This idyllic, leafy, close-in suburb north of Chicago comes straight out of a Frank Capra (or John Hughes - see Home Alone for a view of the housing stock and... Read More


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