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Washington
  • Suburb of Peoria, IL

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

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Washington is a suburb of Peoria with a population of 16,008. Washington is in Tazewell County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Washington offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Washington there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Washington and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Washington are highly rated.

About

About Washington...
Population
16,008

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$188,200
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$934
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    108
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    12
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    30
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    132
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    870
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    12
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Washington

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$79,384
National
$69,021

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