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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Lincolnwood is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 12,637. Lincolnwood is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Lincolnwood offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lincolnwood there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in Lincolnwood and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Lincolnwood are highly rated.
About Lincolnwood...
Population
12,637

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$385,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,831
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    111.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    8
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    40
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    847
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,212.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    183.8
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Lincolnwood

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$93,226
National
$55,322
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Lincolnwood Reviews

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Lincolnwood is very family-friendly and full of opportunities! The area is surrounded by and full of many stores, malls, and restaurants. It is more than likely to find a job in Lincolnwood.
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Lincolnwood is a safe, well-maintained place to be brought up in. The high school has good teachers, good sports programs, and the college succes rates are high. The area is clean, the houses are beautiful and it is generally a beautiful place.
I spent my teenage years and most of my young adulthood growing up in Lincolnwood, IL. My family and I resided in Lincolnwood from 1993-2011. I loved living there as it was a safe and friendly neighborhood, great schools, many local mom and pop diners, adjacent to Chicago, as highways are relatively close by.
I have made many friends and still keep in touch with them til this day. I try to visit as often as I can. I love my hometown and grateful I have the fondest memories of my life there.