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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Southern View is a suburb of Springfield with a population of 1,635. Southern View is in Sangamon County. Living in Southern View offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Southern View there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many families live in Southern View and residents tend to lean conservative.
About Southern View...
Population
1,635

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$88,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$928
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Southern View Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

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
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    46%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Southern View

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,105
National
$55,322
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1 review
It is very quiet, and my neighbors like my children.
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