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Worst Cities to Work and Live: Chicago

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Worst Cities to Work and Live: Chicago

Rank: 5
Workers who would not like to move there: 8%
Median household income: $45,505
Median home value: $234,643
Annual home price change: -8.9%

Chicago has a lot of jobs, entertainment, and culture to offer, but for many people, winters in the Windy City are simply too cold. The city also has a tough image that dates back to the era of Al Capone. Among the city's worst attributes, according to the survey: environment (including climate), community (connectivity and sense of place), and affordability.