The Northern Illinois Business
and Industry Data Center was established
in 1994 in cooperation with the
Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs
to serve businesses and individuals in the 24-county Northern
Illinois region including the Chicago, Kankakee, Rockford, and Quad
Cities metro areas. It is designed to meet the growing need by decision
makers for current and historical demographic and economic statistics.
This website was developed and is managed by
Brian Harger, Research Associate, at the NIU Center for Governmental
Studies. Updates are made on a daily or weekly basis as new information
Every effort has been taken to assure the accuracy
of the data reported on this site. However, the Center for Governmental
Studies assumes no liability for damages that might result from any
errors in the information. We encourage your comments and suggestions
and welcome your requests for economic data not found on these pages.