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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Jo Daviess County is located in Illinois with a population of 22,046. Living in Jo Daviess County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Jo Daviess County there are a lot of bars and parks. Many retirees live in Jo Daviess County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Jo Daviess County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$143,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$653
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Jo Daviess County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    138.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    23.1
    6.1
  • Rape
    57.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    11.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    219.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    945.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    57.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Jo Daviess County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,532
National
$55,322

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