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Sycamore Jobs Overview

8,781
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
18k
Population

Sycamore has the 1700th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Sycamore 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 average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Sycamore is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Sycamore is $171,400, which is the same as the national average. 38% of workers in Sycamore 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 Sycamore. 77% of Sycamore workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Sycamore spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.