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

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Douglas is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 21,325. Douglas is in Cook County. Living in Douglas offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Douglas there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Douglas and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Douglas...
Population
21,325

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$253,871
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$867
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    83%
  • Own
    17%
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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
    964.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    19.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    866
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    211.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,424.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    442.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$39,234
National
$62,843
Families with Children
18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

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