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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$478,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,657
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%

Glenview 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
    71
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    13
    41
  • Robbery
    4
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    167
    500
  • Theft
    1,048
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    58
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$102,009
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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There is alot of drugs and violence going on in glenview, even though it is a smaller town. I went to glenbrook south and graduated in 2011, i was oblivious and thought Glenview was a "goody to shoes" and didnt have drugs like coke and weed. I was a senior when I found out and now 8 years later, i think it has just gotten worse. I would like to see more special ed facilities. I am a behavioral therapist who works with the disabled and autistic and I feel there needs to be more resources for them. I love the schools i went to growing up, i think the schools and their teaching is very good. The housing is rather expensive though, i have lived at the same adress for almost 25 yrs with the exception of a 3 month break. Other than that, i love glenview. Thats my home!
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Glenview has been my home since I was born, and I am so thankful to be raised in this village that has given me so many resources to achieve happiness and success in life. The schools are extraordinary, really preparing students for their next level of education. I can attest to this for both private and public schools, having attended St. Catherine Labouré for grade school and Glenbrook South High School (GBS). GBS provides a plethora of intriguing classes from all fields, as well as countless clubs and sports. For most of its years, Glenview had been an agricultural center, but now it is a mainly residential area full of an impressive variety of quality restaurants, stores, entertainment, and beautiful nature and wildlife areas. I am so fortunate to live in Glenview, and I appreciate the memories of times of self-fulfillment in school and extracurriculars, with my family, and with friends I have made to keep for the rest of my life. Free public transportation would be beneficial.
Even though its a pretty quiet neighborhood, there's always a couple of people walking for exercise and even if they don't know you they still greet you and that just surprised me when I first moved here because I didn't expect people to be this nice. You can always invite your neighbor over for a cup of tea and chatter for hours about anything. And what I specially love this place is that every other neighbor owns a dog! We recently got a baby pitfall because of this norm! Since I recently moved here I'm not familiar with community events/engagement but I have heard that there are block party every year.