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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  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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Olympia Fields is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 4,821. Olympia Fields is in Cook County. Living in Olympia Fields offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Olympia Fields there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Olympia Fields and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Olympia Fields are above average.

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About Olympia Fields...
Population
4,821

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$226,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,866
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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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
    41.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    83
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    145.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    228.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    9,769.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    165.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    30%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Olympia Fields

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$98,977
National
$62,843

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