Kane County, Illinois 

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Population

529,402

+5.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$70,514

Median Home Price

$228,200

Best Places to Live in Kane County, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Kane County, 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 Kane
 $217,000 
570 Jenna Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 1900 SqFt
 $275,000 
2834 Forestview Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 1853 SqFt
 $175,000 
833 Cedar Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1224 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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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Illinois
County: Kane County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Aurora, Aurora township, 40 total
Zip Codes: 60505, 60506, 60120, 60123, 60110, 60174, 60510, 60134, 60175, 60177, 22 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kane County is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kane County jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kane County's cost of living is 2.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kane County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Kane County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Kane county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kane County's population is 529,402 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kane County is $228,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Kane County public schools spend $12,602 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.7 students per teacher in Kane County. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN KANE COUNTY, ILLINOIS
60505, 60506, 60120, 60123, 60110, 60174, 60510, 60134, 60175, 60177, 22 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN KANE
$217,000
570 Jenna Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$275,000
2834 Forestview Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$175,000
833 Cedar Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$310,000
1532 W Mooseheart Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$759,900
39W716 Henry David Thoreau Pl
Bed 5 | Bath 8

$235,000
1045 Scarlet Oak Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$285,000
340 Cardinal Way
Bed 2 | Bath 2

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