Antioch has the 2010th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Antioch is part of the Chicago metro area. Unemployment in the Chicago area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Chicago has the 3rd largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Antioch is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Antioch is $205,200, which is above the national average. 32% of workers in Antioch hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Antioch. 76% of Antioch workers drive to work alone, 4% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Antioch spend an average of 36 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.