Cities to Know: Chicago

by | 25 January 2016

As the third-largest metropolitan area in the United States, the Chicago area is the country’s largest economic hub between the West and East Coasts. Chicago’s comparatively low business and living costs continue to attract educated Millennials to the area, resulting in the formation of many successful startups and attracting tech giants including Google and Facebook to open state-of-the-art offices. Chicago’s location at the center of the country, where all six Class I railroads and multiple cross-country interstates converge, makes it one of the United States’ most important distribution hubs and financial and economic centers.

Learn about the industrial scene in the Windy City via some quick facts and figures below, and go here to see more infographics about important industrial regions in North America.

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