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Chicago

Location of Chicago in the United States of America

Environmental - The city of Chicago is a leader of innovative environmental initiatives, and sustainability is a key focus of Chicago policies. They’ve targeted energy efficiency investments. Chicago is trying to integrate sustainability everywhere.

Economic- Chicago’s public pension crisis has become thing to watch, because Chicago, the 3rd largest city in the U.S. will “die” like Detroit.

Social- The city of Chicago lead the nation in homicides in 2012 with more than 500 due to gang violence. In 2013 the number of homicides was 415, the lowest its been in nearly half a century . The overall crime rate fell last year to a level not seen since 1972.

Social-Thousands of protesters carried their anti-war message to world leaders at a NATO summit on a steamy Sunday, in a mostly peaceful march led by a group of Iraq War veterans who symbolically gave back their military medals. Police estimated the crowd at 2,500 to 3,000 people, in what was the biggest rally so far in the week leading up to the NATO summit.

Political- New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie went to Chicago on Tuesday of last week. He couldn’t avoid questions about the George Washington Bridge scandal.

ESPN

Chicago's population is 48.52% males and 51.48% females.

The population of Chicago was 2,714,856 million as of 2012. Under 5 to 19 ages made up 29.16% of the population, 20 to 44 ages built 41.63 of the population, people of ages 45 to 64 contributed 18.89% to the population, ages 65 to 84 made up 9.1%, and ages 85 and over made up 1.21% of the population of the city.

EthnicityWhite: 41.97% African American: 36.77%American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.36%Asian Indian: 0.86% Chinese: 1.1%Filipino: 0.98%Japanese: 0.19%Korean: 0.14%Vietnamese: 0.28%Other Asian: 0.52% Native Hawaiian: 0.01%Guamanian/Chamorro: 0.02%Samoan: 0.02%Other Pacific Islander: 0.02% Hispanic of Latino (of any ethnicity): 26.02%

Major Industries Manufacturing of Equipment Printing and Publishing Finance and Insurance Food Processing (the city is considered the nations “candy capital”)

Major Businesses Panga Properties- Manages distressed buildings in communities.Simply Globo- Equipment manufacturer, distributer, and designer of office equipment.Bayru- Operates a cross-border shopping site.Glass Mountain Capital- Collects criminal debt for financial institutors, debt buyers, and credit grantors.Chicagoland Foreign Investment Group- Center of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration services program involved with economic growth.SAPremacy Consulting-Designs, develops, and implements software applications.

Land Area: 234 Square Miles

The average income is $47,408. The average housing price is $247,800.

Key Features of Chicago

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