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Economy in Illinois

Illinois has an unemployment rate of 7.1%. The US average is 6.0%.

Illinois has seen the job market increase by 0.6% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 26.5%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Illinois
- The Sales Tax Rate for Illinois is 8.7%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Illinois 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 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

  ECONOMYIllinois, IllinoisUnited States
  7.1%6.0%
  -8.6%-6.2%
  26.5%33.5%
  6.3%6.2%
  5.0%4.6%
  $32,924$31,177
  $61,229$57,652
  $76,533$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.9%1.3%
  0.2%0.6%
  5.1%6.2%
  12.6%10.4%
  3.0%2.7%
  11.0%11.6%
  5.2%4.1%
  0.7%0.9%
  2.0%2.1%
  5.7%4.7%
  1.6%1.9%
  7.1%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.2%4.3%
  9.5%9.3%
  13.4%13.8%
  2.0%2.2%
  7.0%7.4%
  4.7%4.9%
  3.8%4.8%
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    Reviews for Illinois    77 Reviews
    Miserable - 11/4/2021
    Dont move to Illinois, I moved here over 11 years ago, I was shocked to find out how rude and whiny people are that live here, the mid west was suppose to be such a good... Read More

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    Just to set the record straight - 9/28/2021
    I just want to say being a resident in Illinois for over 50 years, if you are a fairly hard working person of average intelligence, Illinois is probably one of the best... Read More

    Taxes and fees are killing me - 7/5/2021
    I have lived in illinois my whole life (31years) and the ever increasing taxes and fees are killing me. Rent keeps on going up because of all the tax increases every... Read More


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