B+ Cedar Lake Amenities Some amenities close to this location
C- Cedar Lake Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% higher than Indiana
Cedar Lake
973% less expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Cedar Lake cost of living
A+ Cedar Lake Crime Total crime is 38% lower than Indiana
Total crime
1,58738% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6438% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-17%Year over year crime is down
Cedar Lake crime
D Cedar Lake Employment Household income is 25% higher than Indiana
Median household income
$63,10714% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$26,79110% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%50% higher than the US average
Cedar Lake employment
D+ Cedar Lake Housing Home value is 28% higher than Indiana
Median home value
$162,30012% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$83212% lower than the US average
Home ownership
77%22% higher than the US average
Cedar Lake real estate or Cedar Lake rentals
A+ Cedar Lake Schools HS graduation rate is 1% higher than Indiana
High school grad. rates
84%1% higher than the US average
School test scores
75%53% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:124% higher than the US average
Cedar Lake K-12 schools

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Cedar Lake: A Quiet Community to Call Home

If you want a small town that is close to larger cities to call home, then consider moving to my hometown of Cedar Lake. Living in Cedar Lake, Illinois gives me closeness to some larger towns that can meet all of my shopping and dining needs. There are a few small mom and pop restaurants and stores here locally that offer some unique shopping and dining experiences.

The best areas in Cedar Lake, Illinois are the recreational areas found around Lemon Lake. Here you can find opportunities for fishing, hiking, and swimming. You will really enjoy the experiences that you can find at the lake. It is so relaxing to spend some time there. There is also a local dog park that you can spend some time with your four legged friends at.

This town is overall friendly. The people here really help each other. This is just a wonderful place to call home. Close to larger cities for day trips, but this place offers you a quiet, safe community to call home.
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