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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C+
Pawnee is a town in Illinois with a population of 2,631. Pawnee is in Sangamon County. Living in Pawnee offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Pawnee there are a lot of bars. Many families and young professionals live in Pawnee and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Pawnee are above average.
About Pawnee...
Population
2,631

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$125,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$892
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Pawnee Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    37.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    0
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Pawnee

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,426
National
$55,322
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Pawnee Reviews

1 review
Pawnee is A nice quite town. It's more than less known as a country town. The school systems are great, I had amazing teachers and now my daughter does as well. It is a pretty overall clean town and I would a lot safer than most places.The residents of Pawnee are Friendly people, and everyone knows everyone.
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