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  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  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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McCook is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 279. McCook is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in McCook offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In McCook there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Residents of McCook tend to be conservative. The public schools in McCook are highly rated.

About

About McCook...
Population
279

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$280,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,109
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    454.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    454.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    909.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,545.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in McCook

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$78,438
National
$62,843

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