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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Cook County, Illinois

Cook County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the second most populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County. According to 2007 US Census Bureau estimates, the county has 5,285,107 residents, which is larger than the populations of 29 individual U.S. states, the combined populations of the six smallest US states, and home to 43.3% of Illinois residents. There are over 130 incorporated municipalities in Cook County, the largest of which is the county seat, Chicago, which makes up approximately 54% of the population of the county. Geographically the county is the fifth largest in Illinois by land area and shares the state's coast line on Lake Michigan with Lake County. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Illinois State$199,947 Average House Value (as of 2000)
5,302,517 Population (as of 2000)$54,169 Average House Income (as of 2000)
4,994,224 Population (current)898.1 Square Miles of Land
2.1 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)6.7 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
125,514 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$24,808,938,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
2,297,032 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$98,293,829,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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