Chicago Metro Area

Chicago Again Gets An F From Lung Association For Poor Air QualityThe Chicago metropolitan area ranked 14th worst in the nation for 24-hour particle pollution – also known as soot – and 20th worst for high ozone levels – also known as smog – and annual particle pollution, according to the Lung Association.
Census Bureau: Chicago Area Population Grew Very Slightly In 2013The Chicago metro area had a growth of only 0.2 percent in 2013, with the fastest growing counties being Kendall and DuPage; and Porter County in Indiana.