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  4. Nightlife
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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Avalon Park is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 9,713. Avalon Park is in Cook County. Living in Avalon Park offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Avalon Park there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Avalon Park and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Avalon Park...
Population
9,713

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$170,060
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$924
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    998.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    40.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    642
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    866.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,712
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    519.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$45,897
National
$62,843
Families with Children
18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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