The unemployment rate in Illinois is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Illinois jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Illinois's cost of living is 6.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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Illinois voted Democratic in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Illinois's population is 12,854,526 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 28.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Illinois is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%.
Illinois public schools spend $14,281 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Illinois. More Education