Chicago (zip 60617), Illinois 

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Population

82,685

14% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.8%

Median Income

$38,825

Avg. Home Price

$121,200

Best Places to Live in Chicago (zip 60617), Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan
Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

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What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


QUICK FACTS

City: Chicago
Zip Codes: Chicago (zip 60617)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chicago (zip 60617) is 6.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chicago (zip 60617) jobs have increased by 1.39%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chicago (zip 60617)'s cost of living is 6.70% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Chicago (zip 60617)'s Cost of Living
POPULATION
Chicago (zip 60617)'s population is 82,685 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -14.49%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chicago (zip 60617) is $121,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.21%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Chicago (zip 60617) public schools spend $14,559 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17 students per teacher in Chicago (zip 60617). Learn More...

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