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  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C+
  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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Palos Township is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 54,636. Palos Township is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Palos Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Palos Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Palos Township and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Palos Township are highly rated.
About Palos Township...
Population
54,636

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$233,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,017
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Palos Township

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$65,549
National
$55,322
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Palos Township Reviews

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many attractive homes all around the area. Variety
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i enjoy where i live, the area, the families, the schools and the activities around my town.
We have Orland Square Mall near by which has many stores.