Which Illinois Counties Have the Highest Median Income?

Should it comes as any surprise that most of these counties are in northern Illinois?

The progressive tax versus flat tax debate is raging on — if Illinois moves towards a progressive tax system, where taxes vary based on income, counties with higher median incomes will probably have a lot to say.

Here are the nine counties in Illinois with the highest median household incomes, according to the 2012 census. Under a progressive tax system, people living in these counties would likely be paying more in taxes.


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jeffrey Alan castillo March 13, 2014 at 03:43 PM
without reading the column, just the headline, and the BY-line, meTHINK'S(to borrow a comment by THOR; the comic book, Marvel Comic Groups InCORporAtEd, and then EDITOR-in cjief, STAN lee) the patch should do a feature, not on which countie has the "highest MEDIAN income", but Rather, which COUNTY manages yo 'hang_ON" to their AVERAGE median INCOME, that IS, not SQUANDAR itON the PROBERVIAL "jack-and-the-beansTALK' investment schemes' that AUDREY MEADOWs" made famous in her-memorable-characterization- as Ralph CrandonS' fictional bride pn the television series THE HONEYMOONERS', .j.u.s.t.i.f.y, I, jef(rey) Castillo, will purchase a DigitalVideoDisk, copy, of the Metero Goldwyn Mayer production, to see if CEDIRIC the ebtertainer, has "PeanutButter&jelly'ed" his creation of rolphyBABY, a/s/s/I/m/a/l/a/t/I/o/n/. sincerely and yours truly JeffreyAlanCastillo.
Citizen Sane March 13, 2014 at 06:07 PM
I prefer jeffrey Alan Castillo's comment above. I don't understand any of it but I prefer it.
Citizen Sane March 14, 2014 at 11:05 PM
I wish Herc would twerk his conservative bs elsewhere.
jeffrey Alan castillo March 18, 2014 at 01:35 PM
thank you very much, CITIZEN sane, sincerely and yours truly, jeff(rey) a.l.a.n. CASTILLO. accounting, just one subject of actuarial science, joseph pudlo, immaculate conception high school, business /AGENCY/ courses in-struct-or- , including ACCOUNTING 1, ACCOUNTING 2, BUSINESS LAW, MICRO_ECONOMICS, MACRO-economics, ( business administration "A R T S ")? 1 ? 1 ? 1 _ I forget, that was in George or'well, ENGLISH AUTHORS's BoOk1984, roman calendar year, BRIAN Michael FRANCIS mccormik AGUINA, you have done it again, you'll go belly_up, IF YOU KEEP THIS UP!.
Herc March 18, 2014 at 02:18 PM
I wish Citizen Insane would do his homework, instead of trying to be a poet, and we know he doesn't know it!


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