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Skokie
  • Town in Illinois

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Skokie is a town in Illinois with a population of 67,076. Skokie is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Skokie offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Skokie there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Skokie and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Skokie are highly rated.

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About Skokie...
Population
67,076

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$362,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,470
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Skokie Rankings

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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
    121.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    35.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    49.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    337.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,873.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    151.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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