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Where is Cook County, Illinois?

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Cook County is a county equivalent area found in Illinois, USA. The county government of Cook is found in the county seat of Chicago.

With a total 4,234.2 sq. km of land and water area, Cook County, Illinois is the 411th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 5,246,456 people, Cook County has a total 2170156 households earning 54548 on average per year.

Cook County, Illinois offers the following attractions to visitors: Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago), DuSable Museum, Arts Club of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Rock N Roll McDonald's, Hull House, Chicago Portage NHS, Pullman NM

Cook is the home to these professional sports teams: Cubs (MLB), White Sox (MLB), Bears (NFL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago Black Hawks (NHL)

Cook County, Illinois - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 17031
Area Codes 847,630,708,312,773
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Chicago (population: 2,699,382), Des Plaines (population: 90,422), Cicero (population: 85,170), Arlington Heights (population: 80,453), Evanston (population: 79,565), Palatine (population: 78,115), Schaumburg (population: 76,485), Tinley Park (population: 65,550), Orland Park (population: 65,226), Berwyn (population: 63,895)
Land Area 2,025,667 sq miles
Water Area 945 sq miles
Household Income $54,548
Housing Units 2,170,156
Median Home Value $231,200
High School Grads 85% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 35% of population
Retail Spending $11,571 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $13,094,372 per capita
Universities and Colleges Adler School of Professional Psychology, American Academy of Art, Cannella School of Hair Design, Chicago School of Professional Psychology, University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Clinical Social Work, Moraine Valley Community College, Saint Augustine College, Erikson Institute, Advocate Illinois Masonic School of Radiologic Technology, The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago

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