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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Shawneetown is a town in Illinois with a population of 1,292. Shawneetown is in Gallatin County. Living in Shawneetown offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Shawneetown there are a lot of bars. Many families and retirees live in Shawneetown and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$60,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$425
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    449.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    628.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    539.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    2%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Shawneetown

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$32,500
National
$55,322
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Shawneetown Reviews

1 review
Shawneetown is a friendly and caring town. It is a small rural river town where everybody knows everyone. When you stop and think about even though there is not much here as far as stores it is a great place to grow up.
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