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Freeport
  • Town in Illinois

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

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Freeport is a town in Illinois with a population of 24,087. Freeport is in Stephenson County. Living in Freeport offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Freeport there are a lot of bars and parks. Many retirees live in Freeport and residents tend to lean conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$71,000
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$692
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    195.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    21.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    59.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    67.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    318
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,690.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    93.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

Working in Freeport

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,831
National
$69,021

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