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DuPage County
  • County in Illinois

Report Card

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

editorial

DuPage County is located in Illinois with a population of 930,559. DuPage County is one of the best places to live in Illinois. In DuPage County, most residents own their homes. In DuPage County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in DuPage County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in DuPage County are highly rated.

About

Population
930,559

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$361,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,551
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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DuPage County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    41.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    16.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    23.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    121.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,041.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    50.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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DuPage County Reviews

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