The Decatur metro area’s share of extreme poverty – neighborhoods where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level – is the highest in Illinois, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.
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Residents of McHenry County need to make $3,650 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the most expensive place to live in Illinois.
College graduates in Illinois have an average debt burden of $28,424, according to a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average student loan debt in the 50 states.
Illinois finished 26th lowest in the size of its state and local government operations, based on their share of the state’s gross domestic product, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis.
Saline was ranked Illinois’s worst county to live in, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of regions with the poorest quality of life within all 50 states.
Bring in at least $447,860 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Illinois, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.
Illinois finished ninth in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.
Illinois finished 33rd in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.
East St. Louis was ranked the most dangerous city in Illinois in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.
Winnetka was ranked the richest town in Illinois in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.
Centreville was ranked the poorest town in Illinois in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.
Alexander County was ranked the poorest county in Illinois in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.
Walmart employs 52,603 workers in Illinois, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.
Alexander County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Illinois, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.
Average federal tax refunds in Illinois ranked seventh among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.
Hamilton County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Illinois in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.
University of Chicago was ranked the most exclusive school in Illinois, according to a new study by the website 24/7 Wall St. that examines acceptance rates and characteristics of university students nationwide.