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Economy in Illinois

Illinois has an unemployment rate of 6.0%. The US average is 5.2%.

Illinois has seen the job market increase by 1.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.4%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Illinois
- The Sales Tax Rate for Illinois is 10.3%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Illinois is 3.8%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Illinois
- The average income of a Illinois resident is $30,019 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Illinois resident is $57,166 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYIllinois, IllinoisUnited States
  Unemployment Rate6.0%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth1.2%1.6%
  Future Job Growth36.4%38.0%
  Sales Taxes10.3%6.0%
  Income Taxes3.8%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$30,019$28,555
  Household Income$57,166$53,482
  Family Median Income$70,967$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.9%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.2%0.6%
  Construction5.1%6.2%
  Manufacturing12.6%10.4%
  Wholesale trade3.0%2.7%
  Retail trade11.0%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing5.2%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.0%2.1%
  Finance and insurance5.7%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.6%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services7.1%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.2%4.3%
  Educational services9.5%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance13.4%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services7.0%7.4%
  Other services4.7%4.9%
  Public administration0.03780.04801
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    Reviews for Illinois    72 Reviews
    Peotone Ill - 8/21/2015
    I have been in the town of peotone for 13 years and now selling! I have never seen a more poor excuse for a town. There is no were to go and nothing too do. The town... Read More

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    36 years here - 8/1/2015
    I'm tired of everyone thinking chicago is all illinois is.... Even the politicians think only of Chicago... We have not had a state budget set yet amd people in small... Read More

    cost of living - 7/16/2015
    Illinois have one of the highest taxes in the... Read More


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