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La Grange
  • 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 minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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La Grange is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 16,128. La Grange is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in La Grange offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In La Grange there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in La Grange and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in La Grange are highly rated.

About

About La Grange...
Population
16,128

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$547,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,640
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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La Grange 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
    6.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    6.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    19.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    89.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    637
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    31.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in La Grange

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$141,235
National
$75,149

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