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  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
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Elmwood Park is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 24,468. Elmwood Park is in Cook County. Living in Elmwood Park offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Elmwood Park there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Elmwood Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Elmwood Park are above average.

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About Elmwood Park...
Population
24,468

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$258,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,120
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    219.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    49.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    190.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    868.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    49.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

Working in Elmwood Park

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,963
National
$62,843

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