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Arlington Heights has the 346th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Arlington Heights 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 low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Arlington Heights is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Arlington Heights is $131,700, which is below the national average. 23% of workers in Arlington Heights hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 85% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Arlington Heights. 62% of Arlington Heights workers drive to work alone, 17% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Arlington Heights spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Arlington Heights Workforce Center

723 Algonquin Road
Jim Ballee Resource Center
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847-981-7400 ext. 3