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Glendale Heights
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

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

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Glendale Heights is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 34,079. Glendale Heights is in DuPage County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Glendale Heights offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Glendale Heights there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Glendale Heights and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Glendale Heights are highly rated.

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About Glendale Heights...
Population
34,079

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$194,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,272
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Glendale Heights Rankings

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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
    26.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    23.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    73.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    971.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    56.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  12%

Working in Glendale Heights

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,495
National
$62,843

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