Best Colleges near Chicago, Illinois

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Education in Chicago

Chicago’s (Illinois) residents over 25 years of age with some college degree constitute 18.42 of the city’s population. Two-year college graduates make up 5.47. The share of four-year college graduates and Master graduates is 20.11 and 9.19 respectively. The shares of those with professional degree and doctorate degree are 2.93 and 1.38 accordingly.

Economy of Chicago

The household income in Chicago, Illinois, is 47408 compared to the country’s average of 53046. The family median income is 54188. The sales and income taxes are 9.25 and 5. Income per capita is 28202. The unemployment rate makes 8.4 compared to 6.3 in the entire United States.

Cost of living in Chicago

The overall cost of living in Chicago, Illinois, is 103 average for the entire country, if we take the average indicator for the United States as 100. The indicator of charges for utilities services is 106, the cost of housing is 97. Transportation expenses make 112 points, and health and grocery costs are 104 and 103.7 respectively.

Air pollution and health in Chicago

The indicator of air quality in Chicago, Illinois, is 17.6 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better), according to EPA reports. The water quality is among the worst with the index of 31 compared to 55 for the United States. The number of physicians per 100 thousand residents is 369 and the overall health costs make 104.3 if we take the indicator of 100 as country’s average.

Climate in Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, gets 189 sunny days per year, compared to the country’s average of 205. The number of days with precipitations is 124 – Chicago has the annual rainfall of 35.9 inches and snowfall of 27.5 inches. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) based on the effect of humidity and temperature is 47. The UV exposure index is 3.6.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov