Illinois: What you need to know
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States. It is the 6th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area and is often noted as a microcosm of the entire country. Best places to live in Illinois include Aurora, Rockford, Joliet, Naperville, Chicago, and Springfield. The Top 5 Universities in Illinois include the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, University of Illinois, Illinois Institute of Technology, Loyola University Chicago.
The cost of living in many cities throughout Illinois is affordable and is just below the average cost of living of United States.