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Calumet Heights
  • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL

Report Card

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

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Calumet Heights is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 12,815. Calumet Heights is in Cook County. Living in Calumet Heights offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Calumet Heights there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Calumet Heights and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Calumet Heights...
Population
12,815

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,491
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$946
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    837.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    466.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    648.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,068.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    640.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$49,935
National
$62,843
Families with Children
15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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