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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Wataga is a town in Illinois with a population of 778. Wataga is in Knox County. Living in Wataga offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Wataga tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Wataga are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$76,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$528
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$50,197
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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