Is Aurora the second largest city in Illinois?
Located 35 miles west of Chicago, Aurora is the second largest city in Illinois with a population of 200,456.
What is Illinois known for?
Here are a few.
- 9 things Illinois is known for. Illinois is one of the most populated states in the country, albeit getting smaller, according to recent U.S. Census results.
- Chicago. This one is a no-brainer.
- Famous foods.
- More presidents: Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama and Ulysses Grant.
What is the biggest suburb of Chicago?
Aurora — the most populous suburb. Cicero.
How Safe Is Aurora Illinois?
Aurora has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Aurora is 1 in 78.
What is the fastest growing city in Illinois?
The fastest growing city in Illinois is the Champaign-Urbana metro area. Its population grew by 3.6% from 2010 to 2020 to 225,547 residents.
How much of Illinois is Chicago?
The total area of Illinois is 57,914 square miles, with a population density of 230 people per square mile. Most of the Illinois population is heavily concentrated in the North East of the state in the metropolitan area of Chicago. Chicago, which is home to 2,720,546 people, remains the largest city in Illinois.
What famous president lived in Illinois?
Four US presidents claim Illinois as their home state: Lincoln, Grant, Reagan and Obama. Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky, but moved to Illinois as a child where he was raised.