In 2010 Cook county had 3,354 religious congregations with an estimated 3,097,119 members.
The good residents of Cook County filed 2,520,680 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 41.3% of all Illinois filings and 1.691% of the entire nation. Cook had an astronomical combined total federal tax liability of $36,965,778,000 on earned income of $189,351,701,000. Other notable statistics from Cook County were 88,510 unemployment claims which collected a total of $505,190,000 and 656,850 charitable contributions valued at $4,632,819,000. 666,190 filings from Cook County paid a combined total of $4,777,565,000 in property taxes and 558,330 filings paid $4,649,797,000 on mortgage interest costs.
|Top 15 Industries in Cook County.|
|Total # Employed||Industry Job Type|
|358,374||Health care and social assistance|
|217,861||Professional, scientific, and technical services|
|211,047||Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services|
|207,364||Accommodation and food services|
|204,878||Administrative and support services|
|179,020||Food services and drinking places|
|153,303||Finance and insurance|
|149,556||Restaurants and other eating places|
|123,747||Ambulatory health care services|
|106,154||Transportation and warehousing|
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