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Is your business ready to expand into the Chicago area code? Nextiva VoIP services make it possible to purchase area code 312, 773 and 708 no matter where in the world you are located. A Chicago area code is an asset to any business. The city is the biggest city in the state of Illinois, and the 3rd largest in the country. It has an estimated population of 2.7 million people and covers 234 square miles.
Area code 312, 773 and 708 contains Chicago and is located in Cook County in the northern part of Illinois. Chicago is one of the most important cities in the Midwest because of its strategic location on Lake Michigan and central location in the country.
The modern city of Chicago was founded in 1833 and incorporated in 1837. It was built along the canal that connected the Great Lakes with the Mississippi River, so it grew quickly. It also experienced a population boom when the Galena and Chicago Union Railroad was built through it.
Chicago soon became the nation’s railroad center and the economy and population continued to expand throughout World War I and World War II where it was home to the Manhattan Project. In the 21st century, Chicago cemented itself as a business and financial center in the Midwest and the 3rd largest city in the country.
The Chicago area code has the 3rd largest engineering and science workforce in the country, and is the 2nd biggest business district in the state, making it a major player in the global finance industry. Some of the biggest employers in Chicago are Baird & Warner, a real estate company, Abt Electronics, and Rush-Copley Medical Center. Tourism in Chicago is also a big industry and the city attracts over 50 million visitors every year.
Future job growth in the Chicago area code is expected at 35% over the next ten years, and the current unemployment rate in the city is 6.8%. The three biggest occupations for residents in Chicago are health care and social assistance, professional, scientific, technical services, and educational services. The average household income in area code 312, 773 and 708 is $48,000, and 21.5% of the population makes over $100,000 a year.
Some of the biggest annual events in the Chicago area code are the Chicago Marathon, the Chicago Auto Show, and the Lollapalooza music festival. TimeOut named Chicago “The World’s Best City” in 2017, and the city has been chosen as the best place for corporate growth by Site Selection four years running.
Whether your business has one office or 100, it is possible to stake out a claim in Chicago without moving to the city. Now, you can get a Chicago area code with Nextiva VoIP services.
Purchase a package for area code 312, 773 and 708 and get instant activation. All you need to do is choose the phone number you want, or roll over the area code onto an existing business phone. Now you can answer calls to the local number from anywhere in the world on your smartphone, desktop computer, or even a tablet. No extra equipment is needed, so you can get started today!
Every Nextiva digital phone system also comes with standard PBX features to help you run your business. Get call recording, conference call capabilities, voicemail to email services, and even the Nextiva Auto Attendant software. Let the automated recording save your business time and money by eliminating the need for a receptionist and pointing your customers to the right extension every time.
Along with your Chicago area code, your business will also find it easier to grow with the NextOS software. Stay organized and use it to manage your billing, features, and users all in one place. You can also choose additional add-ons for any package, like Nextiva Analytics, to which help you get an in-depth look at your customer base and understand your callers better.
A Chicago area code helps your business get seen, but don’t limit yourself to just one city. When it’s time to grow, it’s simple with Nextiva by your side. The flexible upgrades system allows you to expand with new numbers and extensions when you’re ready, and the affordable billing makes it possible for every business. Plus, the Nextiva no-hidden-fee guarantee means you’ll never find hidden charges, and what you see is what you pay, every time.
If you’re ready to grow in Chicago, get area code 312, 773 and 708 for your business with Nextiva digital phone systems. The transparent billing and responsive customer service make getting started easier than ever, and instant activation with zero extra equipment means you can begin anytime. Just call now to take advantage of the affordable pricing, flexible upgrades, and easy-to-use software, and expand your business with a Chicago area code today!