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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$73,300
National
$178,600
Median Rent
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
  • Murder
    0
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1
  • Theft
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$47,344
National
$53,889
Children
6%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Bishop Hill Reviews

1 review
Bishop Hill is a great town that has many attractions. There are three great and unique restaurants and one colony store that has a variety of goodies that are tied to the town's Swedish culture. There is also a lovely bed and breakfast, two museums, and various stores located in the town.
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