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Kenwood
  • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL

Report Card

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

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Kenwood is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 18,492. Kenwood is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Kenwood offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Kenwood there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Kenwood and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Kenwood are above average.

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About Kenwood...
Population
18,492

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$328,465
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,093
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    66%
  • Own
    34%
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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
    636.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    17
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    454.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    460.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,141.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    301.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$59,317
National
$69,021
Families with Children
18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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