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Naperville
  • City in Illinois

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  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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Naperville is a city in Illinois with a population of 147,734. Naperville is in DuPage County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Naperville offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Naperville there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Naperville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Naperville are highly rated.

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About Naperville...
Population
147,734

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$424,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,546
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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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
    33.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    19.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    106.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,041
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    57.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    40%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

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