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Feb 27, 2012

Peoria Versus Chicago - Advantage Peoria


Chicago and Peoria: Quality-of-Life Comparisons  


Chicago
Peoria
Median home price 2006-20101
$269,000
$119,000
Average commute time (2006-10)2
34 minutes
17 minutes
“Cost of doing business” rank3
90th
47th
Cost-of-living index composite4
103.9
96.9
Student/teacher ratio5
16.4
14.4


Sources

1 “U.S. Census Bureau 2006-2010.” http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/17/1714000.html

2 “U.S. Census Bureau 2006-2010.” http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/17/1714000.html

3 “Best Places for Business and Careers,” Forbes, May 5, 2005.

4 Cost of Living Index, 2nd Quarter 2005, Council for Community and Economic Research, http://www.coli.org/store.asp.

5 “Best Places to Live 2005,” CNN Money,
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/bplive/2005/index.html

Thanks to Chris Setti and Ray Lees 



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