Addison 71 Excellent
Addison Livability #362 ranked city in Illinois#11,289 ranked city in the USARanks better than 61% of areas
A+ Addison Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Addison Cost of Living Cost of living is 14% higher than Illinois
11010% more expensive than the US average
973% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Addison cost of living
A- Addison Crime Total crime is 40% lower than Illinois
Total crime
1,35246% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7446% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
Addison crime
D Addison Employment Household income is 5% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$56,2032% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$25,16916% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%34% higher than the US average
Addison employment
C- Addison Housing Home value is 28% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$223,60021% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9243% lower than the US average
Home ownership
66%3% higher than the US average
Addison real estate or Addison rentals
F Addison Schools HS graduation rate is 11% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
75%10% lower than the US average
School test scores
20%60% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:113% higher than the US average
Addison K-12 schools
A Addison User Ratings There are a total of 9 ratings in Addison
Overall user rating
81% 9 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
79% 8 total surveys
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      Living in Addison, IL

      Located in the state of Illinois, Addison is a moderately-sized city with a population of 37,192 inhabitants. Addison has a population density of 3,816 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. The majority of Addison residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Asian and Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Addison are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 35% of the population also speak Spanish. Addison has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 74% of the population is classified as married and 56% have kids.

      Living in Addison can be a great experience for anyone relocating to the town. Having said that, in the state of Illinois, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! The best areas in Addison and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, crime, cost of living, weather, education, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Illinois and national averages.

      Addison has a livability score of 65 out of 100 and is ranked #601 in Illinois and #16,933 in the USA. Based on the grades for each individual category, Addison has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+) and crime (A). Addison does not fare well for the following: cost of living (F), weather (D), education (F) and employment (D). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Addison on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Addison has a violent crime rate of 111 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Addison. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Addison are affordable. Median real estate prices in Addison come in at $223,600, which is 27.9% higher than the Illinois average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Addison, the home price to income ratio is 4, which is 33.3% higher than the Illinois average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Addison will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Addison, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 1.1%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6.3%.

      Addison transportation information

      Average one way commute26min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.5%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.0%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.6%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.9%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home2.3%4.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Addison, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).