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Addison
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Addison is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 36,896. Addison is in DuPage County. Living in Addison offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Addison there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Addison and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Addison are above average.

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About Addison...
Population
36,896

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$250,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,058
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    68.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    68.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    62.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    141.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    937.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    73.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    national  12%

Working in Addison

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$67,337
National
$62,843

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