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Economic Summaries are specialized products that combine data graphically from subjects such as unemployment, inflation, and wages into a single document for selected metropolitan areas. To view a specific area in this region, use the dropdown list below or click here.
Gasoline prices averaged $3.029 a gallon in the Chicago-Gary-Kenosha area in July 2015, down 74 cents compared to July 2014.
Gasoline prices averaged $2.934 a gallon in the Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint area in July 2015, down 86.4 cents compared to July 2014.
Workers in the Rockford Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.65 in May 2014. Production workers accounted for 15.8% of employment and made $18.13 an hour.
Workers in the Lake County-Kenosha County Metropolitan Division had an average (mean) hourly wage of $24.64 in May 2014, about 8 percent above the nationwide average of $22.71.
Occupational Employment and Wages in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, Ill. Metropolitan Division — May 2014
Workers in the Chicago-Joliet-Naperville Metropolitan Division had an average (mean) hourly wage of $24.48 in May 2014, about 8 percent above the nationwide average of $22.71.