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Which Illinois Counties Have the Highest Median Income?

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The progressive tax versus flat tax debate is raging on -- if Illinois moves towards a progressive tax system, where taxes vary based on income, counties with higher median incomes will probably have a lot to say.

Here are the nine counties in Illinois with the highest median household incomes, according to the 2012 census. Under a progressive tax system, people living in these counties would likely be paying more in taxes.

CHECK OUT THE LIST OF COUNTIES HERE