Elmwood Park, IL

Population: 24,845 livability score shield

Key findings

  • Elmwood Park has a Livability Score of 74/100, which is considered excellent
  • Elmwood Park crime rates are 31% lower than the Illinois average
  • Cost of living in Elmwood Park is 14% higher than the Illinois average
  • Elmwood Park real estate prices are 27% higher than the Illinois average
  • Rental prices in Elmwood Park are 4% higher than the Illinois average

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      Top Rated Schools in Elmwood Park

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Elementary School7 - 843842%
      Elementary School1 - 661039%
      Elementary School9 - 1293030%
      John Mills Elementary School1 - 663627%
      Early Childhood CenterPK - KG229n/a
      St Celestine SchoolPK - 8386n/a
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      Elmwood Park Reviews

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      Elmwood Park, IL: Cost Effective Lifestyle
      Elmwood Park, Illinois is going to give you the most bang for your buck. Situated as the first of many northwest suburbs of Chicago, Elmwood Park gives you an excellent amount of stuff to do and things to see without the high prices of living in the city. Shopping and nightlife are good. Elmwood Park is close to one of the largest malls in America (Woodfield Mall) and is close to the city of Chicago itself. This perfect location makes Elmwood Park an ideal place to live for those looking to either raise a family or live close to the city without the costly hassle of city taxes.

      Elmwood Park is one of the best areas to buy a house. The houses in the area are fairly priced and you don't have to pay extensive city property taxes which saves you a lot of money annually.

      Weather in the area is comparable to the rest of the Midwest. The winters can be cold and snowy, and the summers are usually hot and humid. The autumn season is amazing however, and the trees in Elmwood Park are colored brightly which is pleasant to the eye.

      Overall, I highly recommend living in Elmwood Park. You can't beat the housing prices and location.
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      Source: The Elmwood Park, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).