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B
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
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C
Western Township is located in Illinois with a population of 2,998. Western Township is in Henry County. Living in Western Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Western Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Western Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$145,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$703
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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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
    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
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Western Township

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$69,052
National
$55,322
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Western Township Reviews

1 review
The area around here is very nice and safe. I'd wanna live here for the rest of my life and have my kids live here as well. The people here our nice and the crime is down. I feel safe living in this area.
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