24/7 Wall St. News

Winnetka ranks the richest of Illinois towns, study finds

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 ranks the poorest of Illinois towns, study finds

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 ranks the poorest of Illinois counties, study finds

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 rated top employer in Illinois, study finds

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.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Alexander County residents is highest in Illinois

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 tax refund in Illinois ranks 7th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Illinois ranked seventh among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: Hamilton County has fastest growing local economy in Illinois

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.

Analysis: University of Chicago ranked most selective of Illinois schools

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.

Analysis: Illinois has 14th highest average credit card debt

Illinois finished 14th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Metro Business Network