Des Plaines (zip 60018), Illinois 

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Population

30,696

+2.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.0%

Median Income

$54,817

Median Home Price

$303,000

Median Age

38.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.5

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Des Plaines (zip 60018), Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan.
Zip Codes: Des Plaines (zip 60018)
Cost of Living: 5.1% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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Des Plaines, Il Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Des Plaines (zip 60018) is 7.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Des Plaines (zip 60018) jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Des Plaines (zip 60018)'s cost of living is 5.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Des Plaines (zip 60018)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 60018 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Cook county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 74.2% to 24.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Des Plaines (zip 60018)'s population is 30,696 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Des Plaines (zip 60018) is Real Estate: $303,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.9%.

SCHOOLS
Des Plaines (zip 60018) public schools spend $20,399 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in Des Plaines (zip 60018). More Education



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Housing Market in Des Plaines

It's a good time to buy in Des Plaines. Home Appreciation is up 10.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Des Plaines is $303,000.
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