Chicago, Illinois 

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Economy in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago has an unemployment rate of 4.4%. The US average is 3.9%.

Chicago has seen the job market decrease by -0.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 25.7%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Chicago
- The Sales Tax Rate for Chicago is 10.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Chicago is 5.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Chicago
- The average income of a Chicago resident is $28,623 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Chicago resident is $47,831 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYChicago, IllinoisUnited States
  4.4%3.9%
  -0.2%1.6%
  25.7%33.5%
  10.3%7.3%
  5.0%4.6%
  $32,560$31,177
  $52,497$57,652
  $61,618$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  4.0%6.2%
  8.9%10.4%
  2.4%2.7%
  9.2%11.6%
  5.6%4.1%
  0.5%0.9%
  2.3%2.1%
  6.0%4.7%
  2.2%1.9%
  10.3%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  5.0%4.3%
  9.6%9.3%
  13.2%13.8%
  2.3%2.2%
  8.9%7.4%
  5.2%4.9%
  4.2%4.8%
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    My kind of Town - 4/13/2019
    I have lived in this city for 15 years, and I love it. However you have to be a certain type of person to love it here. To be successful here, these are some of the... Read More

    Think twice if you didn’t grow up here - 1/26/2019
    I grew up in the near west suburbs of Chicago and moved back 5 years ago in my 50s to be near family. I have lived all over the country, including NY and CA. I now... Read More


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