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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$88,000
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$538
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    273
  • Murder
    No Data
    6
  • Rape
    No Data
    41
  • Robbery
    No Data
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    525
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    263

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$41,250
National
$53,889
Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    44%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

Brussels Reviews

1 review
Brussels is a very small town, but I wouldn't change the small town feeling for anything. Everyone knows everyone and will gladly help a fellow friend out in a time of need.
  • Current Resident
  • 4 months ago
  • Overall Experience