Could you live on a minimum wage in your county? While the minimum wage for Illinois is constant throughout the state, the living wage varies from county to county.
How many hours would you have to work per week on a minimum wage in your county to attain a living wage? What if you had kids to feed too?
We've got an interactive infographic in which you can find out exactly what a living wage is in your county, then you can compare that figure with other counties in Illinois or with other states in the country.