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28,084
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
29k
Population

North Chicago has the 1058th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 9.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. North Chicago 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 North Chicago is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in North Chicago is $120,000, which is below the national average. 19% of workers in North Chicago hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 79% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in North Chicago. 76% of North Chicago workers drive to work alone, 4% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 10% walk. People in North Chicago spend an average of 14 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.