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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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O'Fallon is a suburb of St. Louis with a population of 29,095. O'Fallon is in St. Clair County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in O'Fallon offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In O'Fallon there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families and young professionals live in O'Fallon and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in O'Fallon are highly rated.
About O'Fallon...
Population
29,095

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$195,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$973
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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O'Fallon Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    120.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    37.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    27.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    275.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,760.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    44.7
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in O'Fallon

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$83,043
National
$55,322
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O'Fallon Reviews

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Overall, O'Fallon is a great town. It is an especially great place for families! I attended public high school here and had a good experience. I find its distance from St. Louis to be perfect. The one area I would greatly revamp is the O'Fallon downtown area. It could definitely be updated and upgraded.
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Though this town is very nice and welcoming, I do find that I would rather live else where. I guess part of the reason I do not care for living here is mostly because I miss the coast. I am a big beach lover and the closest thing we have to the ocean is the Mississippi river, which is definitely not even close to being the same. Another thing I do not like is the debt this state is in. Because of this growing debt we are losing residences by the day. The prices for homes and even gas is very high causing people to have to pay more then usual for the necessities. Though Illinois is suffering, I believe that Ofallon is doing a good job of trying to help people and keep opportunity open to every one, even those struggling to get by, which is why I believe my overall experience with O Fallon has been a good one.
I love living in O'Fallon in Illinois! Beside the fact that every few feet there is a roundabout right smack in the middle of the road! Not to mention the newest addition currently being constructed right outside of my neighborhood. The schools here are good though. If you are a freshman living in O'Fallon, then you have it best.The freshman have an entire campus to themselves. I loved the teachers and the lunch menu choices are to die for.