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Kenilworth is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 2,613. Kenilworth is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Kenilworth offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Kenilworth there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Kenilworth tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Kenilworth are highly rated.
About Kenilworth...
Population
2,613

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,095,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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Kenilworth Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    40
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    119
    500
  • Theft
    793
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    40
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$211,023
National
$55,322
Children
26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    50%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    6%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    2%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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Kenilworth Reviews

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I have lived in Kenilworth twice: from the ages of 2-4 and 9-present, and I have loved living here. The people I met here when I was in pre-school or just starting Sears School are people I'm still friends with today. The sense of community is very strong, and everyone really seems to love it. It is extremely safe, and an added bonus is that the police officers are all super nice. If I am given the opportunity, I would definitely raise my kids here when I'm an adult.
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