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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C
Kendall County is located in Illinois with a population of 122,933. Kendall County is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Kendall County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Kendall County there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Kendall County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Kendall County are highly rated.
Population
122,933

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$214,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,249
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Kendall 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
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    13.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    31.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    7.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    80.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    841.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    31.9
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Kendall County

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$89,860
National
$55,322

Kendall County Reviews

1 review
i have always wanted to be a resident of this county ever since my child hood because we used to study about it in school
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