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      Living in Bartlett, IL

      Bartlett is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Illinois. The city has a population of 41,475 inhabitants. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (77% White). Given that fact, Bartlett could be considered less diverse than other cities. Bartlett is known to be family friendly as more than 89% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 50% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Bartlett, Illinois could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. To help you find the best places to live in and around Bartlett, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, weather, employment and more.

      With a livability score of 75/100, Bartlett is ranked #5,533 in the United States and #107 in Illinois. Based on this score, Bartlett would be considered a very livable city! For each of the livability categories, we see that Bartlett ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (A+) and employment (B-). Bartlett does not rank well for the following: cost of living (F), weather (D-) and housing (D). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Bartlett has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 46 crimes per 100,000 residents, Bartlett has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Bartlett is actually affordable. The median home price for Bartlett homes is $260,500, which is 49% higher than the Illinois average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Bartlett, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.6, which is 13.3% lower 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 Bartlett will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Bartlett, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 4.2%.

      Bartlett transportation information

      Statistic Bartlett Illinois National
      Average one way commute34min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.9%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool5.4%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit5.2%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.4%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home6.4%4.4%4.6%

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