Illinois 

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Population

12,854,526

+0.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$57,166

Median Home Price

$183,700

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Best Places to Live in Illinois

September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the state of Illinois, while January and December are the least comfortable months.


Illinois, wa Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000

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QUICK FACTS

Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Cook, DuPage, 102 total
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, Peoria, 27 total
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal

Highlights

ECONOMY
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 or Compare Illinois's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Illinois voted Democratic in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Illinois's population is 12,854,526 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Illinois is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%.

SCHOOLS
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



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Housing Market in Illinois

It's a good time to buy in Illinois. Home Appreciation is up 3.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Illinois is .

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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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MAPS OF ILLINOIS
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ZIP CODES IN ILLINOIS
60629, 60618, 60632, 60639, 60623, 60647, 60804, 60617, 60625, 60608, 1384 total

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