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Bolingbrook is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 74,431. Bolingbrook is in Will County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Bolingbrook offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Bolingbrook there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Bolingbrook and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Bolingbrook are highly rated.

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About Bolingbrook...
Population
74,431

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$223,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,386
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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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
    99.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    37.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    25.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    86.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    664.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    111.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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