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Harwood Heights is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 8,487. Harwood Heights is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Harwood Heights offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Harwood Heights there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Harwood Heights and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Harwood Heights are highly rated.

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About Harwood Heights...
Population
8,487

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$267,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$986
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    155
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    47.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    190.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    107.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,061
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    83.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

Working in Harwood Heights

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$64,523
National
$62,843

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