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Minooka
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

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

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Minooka is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 11,094. Minooka is in Grundy County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Minooka offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Minooka there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Minooka and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Minooka are above average.

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About Minooka...
Population
11,094

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$212,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,233
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    62.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    62.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    984.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    8.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Minooka

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$92,902
National
$62,843

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