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    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  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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LaSalle is a town in Illinois with a population of 9,351. LaSalle is in LaSalle County. Living in LaSalle offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In LaSalle there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families live in LaSalle and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in LaSalle are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$82,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$836
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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LaSalle 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
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    43.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    372.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,062
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    32.8
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in LaSalle

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,868
National
$55,322
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LaSalle Reviews

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LaSalle is a great place for people to live. Whether it be neighbors, friends, or family, they are very diverse, as LaSalle is a close-knit community, where everyone knows everyone. If you want a place where you can rely on the safety and friendliness of the community, choose LaSalle!
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Everyone is friendly in lasalle, your neighbors become more like family because they are always willing to give a hand and help. It's a small town so everyone knows everyone and If you don't people are still willing to help you and get to know you. There's not a whole lot to do around here,but if you like food beer and making friends this is the right spot for you. We don't have a lot of job opportunities just yet but more and more the area is growing and trying to grow.
When I first moved to this area in 2010, it was a safe area to live in. The crime was low and the overall feeling of being safe was great. As of late, the crime is going up, and there seems to be more instances of newsworthy events happening. In the last six months we have had a string of robberies and high speed chases. There are also houses popping up in the vicinity of my house that sell drugs out of them. This has led to a feeling of needing to more diligent in locking doors and not walking outside at night by myself. The police seem to be very responsive and quick to arrive on scene. They have been successful in catching the bad guys.