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Economy in Illinois

Illinois has an unemployment rate of 4.3%. The US average is 3.9%.

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
  4.2%3.7%
  0.6%1.6%
  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    73 Reviews
    Land of the tax now? - 7/14/2019
    Born and raised in southern IL. 5 years ago this was a great state to live in, but we just recently elected a new government, I personally didn’t pay much attention... Read More

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    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

    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


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