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Bensenville
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  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 minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Bensenville is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 18,281. Bensenville is in DuPage County. Living in Bensenville offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Bensenville there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Bensenville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Bensenville are above average.

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About Bensenville...
Population
18,281

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$217,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,128
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    33
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    43.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    16.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    142.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    845.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    82.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    national  12%

Working in Bensenville

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,756
National
$62,843

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