Chemung 51 Poor
Chemung Livability #1,330 ranked city in Illinois#25,090 ranked city in the USARanks better than 14% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Chemung

  • Cost Of Living

    The overall cost of living in this area is much lower than average. This includes everyday goods and services, as well as housing, utilities and health care.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Health & Safety

    Poor air quality and the inaccessibility of certain health related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies could have all contributed to the low score in this category.

  • Schools

    Lower than average education levels, poor reading and math scores, as well as the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools could all be factors in the low schools score.

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      Chemung transportation information

      Statistic Chemung Illinois National
      Average one way commute36min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work24.4%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool60.5%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home15.1%4.4%4.6%
      Source: The Chemung, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).