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Kane County
  • County in Illinois

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

editorial

Kane County is located in Illinois with a population of 517,254. Kane County is one of the best places to live in Illinois. In Kane County, most residents own their homes. In Kane County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Kane County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Kane County are highly rated.

About

Population
517,254

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$290,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,335
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Kane County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    115.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    26.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    39.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    145.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,079.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    60.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

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Kane County Reviews

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