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    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
LaSalle County is located in Illinois with a population of 111,151. Living in LaSalle County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In LaSalle County there are a lot of bars. Many families live in LaSalle County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in LaSalle County are above average.
Population
111,151

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$126,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$736
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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LaSalle 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
    105.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    1.4
    6.1
  • Rape
    42.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    16.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    302.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,495.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    63.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in LaSalle County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,693
National
$55,322

LaSalle County Reviews

1 review
people in LaSalle county are very friendly, love to party, and love lending a helping hand to whoever needs it. people are always throwing fundraiser's for whoever man need the extra cash if they have something tragic going on in their lives. its a nice quiet place to live if your looking for a small farm town. not a whole lot for job opportunities but if your a simple person its the place for you.
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