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Winnetka
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

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

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Winnetka is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 12,361. Winnetka is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Winnetka offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Winnetka there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Winnetka tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Winnetka are highly rated.

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About Winnetka...
Population
12,361

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,132,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,475
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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Winnetka Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    24.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    8.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    97.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    507.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    137.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    50%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    6%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    1%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Winnetka

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$250,001
National
$64,994

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