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Morton Grove
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

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

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Morton Grove is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 23,089. Morton Grove is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Morton Grove offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Morton Grove there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Morton Grove and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Morton Grove are highly rated.

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About Morton Grove...
Population
23,089

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$317,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,823
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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Morton Grove Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    65.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    13.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    179
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    563.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    104.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Morton Grove

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$85,360
National
$62,843

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