Crest Hill 69 Average
Crest Hill Livability #536 ranked city in Illinois#13,246 ranked city in the USARanks better than 54% of areas
A+ Crest Hill Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Crest Hill Cost of Living Cost of living is equal to Illinois
Crest Hill
973% less expensive than the US average
973% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Crest Hill cost of living
B+ Crest Hill Crime Total crime is 33% lower than Illinois
Total crime
1,33943% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7543% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is similar
Crest Hill crime
D+ Crest Hill Employment Household income is 15% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$50,3349% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$21,50628% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%17% lower than the US average
Crest Hill employment
B- Crest Hill Housing Home value is 13% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$152,10018% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0228% higher than the US average
Home ownership
65%2% higher than the US average
Crest Hill real estate or Crest Hill rentals
F Crest Hill Schools HS graduation rate is 10% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
76%8% lower than the US average
School test scores
23%52% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:123% higher than the US average
Crest Hill K-12 schools
F Crest Hill User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Crest Hill
Overall user rating
49% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
48% 2 total surveys
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      Living in Crest Hill, IL

      Located in the state of Illinois, Crest Hill is a moderately-sized city with a population of 20,316 inhabitants. Crest Hill has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 71% of the population is classified as married and 58% have kids. Something to be aware of when living in Crest Hill is the above average commute times. If you're looking for a short commute to work, this might not be the right area for you. With one way commute time of 31 minutes, this comes in higher than the national average of 26 minutes.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Crest Hill, Illinois could be a fulfilling 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 Crest Hill, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, weather, employment, housing and more.

      Crest Hill has a livability score of 72 out of 100 and is ranked #189 in Illinois and #8,353 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we know that Crest Hill ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (A+) and housing (B-). Unfortunately for Crest Hill, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: weather (D-) and education (F).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Crest Hill 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.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Crest Hill is real estate affordability. The median home price for Crest Hill homes is $152,100, which is 13% lower than the Illinois average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Crest Hill, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3, which is 0% lower than the Illinois average. Real estate appreciation rates in Crest Hill are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Crest Hill homes comes in at 6.7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 7.9%.

      Crest Hill transportation information

      StatisticCrest HillIllinoisNational
      Average one way commute31min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work86.8%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.5%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.7%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home1.7%4.4%4.6%

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