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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C
Grundy County is located in Illinois with a population of 50,333. Living in Grundy County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Grundy County there are a lot of bars. Many families and young professionals live in Grundy County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Grundy County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$188,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$971
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Grundy County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    97.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    17
    40.7
  • Robbery
    17
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    242.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,247.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    29.8
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Grundy County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$71,598
National
$55,322

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