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Harvard
  • Town in Illinois

Report Card

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

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Harvard is a town in Illinois with a population of 9,705. Harvard is in McHenry County. Living in Harvard offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Harvard and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$161,400
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,112
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    63.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    31.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    10.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    52.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    729.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    84.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    19%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    national  11%

Working in Harvard

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$67,938
National
$75,149

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