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Zion
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Report Card

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

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Zion is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 24,570. Zion is in Lake County. Living in Zion offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Zion there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Zion and residents tend to lean liberal.

About

About Zion...
Population
24,570

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$163,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,067
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Zion Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    349.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    20.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    94.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    41.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    246.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,277.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    431.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  11%

Working in Zion

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$65,018
National
$75,149

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