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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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La Grange Park is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 13,587. La Grange Park is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in La Grange Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In La Grange Park there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and retirees live in La Grange Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in La Grange Park are highly rated.
About La Grange Park...
Population
13,587

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$333,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,113
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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La Grange Park 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
    44.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    7.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    66.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    334.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    29.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in La Grange Park

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$90,890
National
$55,322
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La Grange Park Reviews

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LaGrange Park is a small suburb in Chicagoland. It's mostly residential, but has many good restaurants and stores, in particular near Memorial Park. The park itself holds weekly music concerts in its outdoor amphitheater during the summer. There are many forest preserves around the area as well in which to walk or ride your bike. The schools in the area are all very good, and the high school not only has won multiple awards in many areas, it also qualifies students for the in-district prices of two different community colleges. LaGrange Park is also nearby other popular downtown areas, namely those of LaGrange and Brookfield, and Metra trains from either place take you even further for an affordable price.
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La Grange Park is an above average western suburb of Chicago. There is plenty to do here, especially because of the downtown area. In downtown, there are plenty of places for you to eat, shop, or get a haircut. The school systems here are great, coming from someone who grew up here. The only downside is the lack of diversity in people.
La Grange Park is perfect for raising a family or beginning a life on your own because of its accessibility to the train and the adorable, popular downtown it offers. The community is very kind and involved.