1. CREATIVE CLASS

The creative class includes people who work in science and technology, business and management, arts,

culture, media, and entertainment, law, and healthcare professions. All told its ranks make up 35.1 percent of

the metro’s workers, slightly higher than the national average. These are high-skilled, highly-educated, and

high-paying positions where workers average $75,033 per year in wages and salaries.

There are 729 tracts (34.5 percent of the city’s total) that are more than 40 percent creative class workers, 407

(19.3 percent) with more than 50 percent, 67 (3.2 percent) with more than two-thirds, and nine tracts (0.43

percent) where the creative class makes up more than three-quarters of all residents.

2. SERVICE CLASS

The service class entails low-wage, low-skill workers who work in routine service jobs such as food service

and preparation, retail sales, and clerical and administrative positions. This is the largest class of workers in

Chicago, making up 43.4 percent of the region’s workers, and some of the fastest-growing job categories of

all.

Service workers in the metro average $30,946 in wages and salaries — 41 percent of the average of creative

class workers.

There are 491 tracts (23.2 percent of the city’s total) where this class is more than half, 37 (1.75 percent)

where it is more than two-thirds, and two tracts (0.09 percent) where it is more than three-quarters.

3. WORKING CLASS

Members of the working class are employed in factory jobs as well as transportation and construction. It

comprises 21.4 percent of the region’s workers, who average $40,295 per year in wages and salaries.

There are just 37 tracts (1.8 percent of the city’s total) where the working class makes up more than half of all

workers living in the area.

But there are 401 tracts (18.9 percent) where it is less than 10 percent of residents, and 149 (7.1 percent)

where the working class is less than ve percent.

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/neighborhoods/2013/02/class-divided-cities-chicago-edition/4306/

Who is using more the public transport?

Top 10 Creative Class Locations in the Chicago Metro

Creative Class Share

Hyde Park, Chicago (4112) 81.0%

Lake View, Chicago (623) 80.0%

Hyde Park, Chicago (4111) 79.8%

Oak Park, Illinois (8124) 79.5%

Streeterville, Chicago (814.02) 78.8%

Glencoe, Illinois (8001) 77.2%

Evanston, Illinois (8099) 75.7%

Streeterville, Chicago (814.03) 75.7%

Burr Ridge, Illinois (8459.01) 75.3%

Lincoln Park, Chicago (714) 74.2%

Metro Average 35.1%

Top 10 Working Class Locations in the Chicago Metro

Working Class Share

Little Village, Chicago (3017.01) 66.9%

Gary, Indiana (411) 59.6%

Brighton Park, Chicago (5808) 59.5%

New City, Chicago (6104) 59.2%

Cicero, Illinois (8133.02) 58.9%

Little Village, Chicago (8408) 58.0%

Joliet, Illinois (8813.01) 58.0%

New City, Chicago (6103) 57.9%

Little Village, Chicago (8407) 56.5%

Little Village, Chicago (3018.03) 55.6%

Metro Average 21.4%

Top 10 Service Class Locations in the Chicago Metro

Service Class

Englewood, Chicago (8349) 86.3%

Englewood, Chicago (6805) 83.5%

Austin, Chicago (2515) 74.9%

DeKalb, Illinois (22) 74.5%

Riverdale, Chicago (5401.02) 74.2%

Fuller Park, Chicago (8355) 73.3%

South Chicago, Chicago (4603.02) 72.8%

Englewood, Chicago (6713) 72.6%

Washington Park, Chicago (4008) 72.5%

Englewood, Chicago (6716) 72.4%

Metro Average 43.4%

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/neighborhoods/2013/02/class-divided-cities-chicago-edition/4306/

The bike sharing in the city centre

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