Glenview 76 Exceptional
Glenview Livability #218 ranked city in Illinois#6,046 ranked city in the USARanks better than 79% of areas
A+ Glenview Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Glenview Cost of Living Cost of living is 50% higher than Illinois
14646% more expensive than the US average
973% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Glenview cost of living
A+ Glenview Crime Total crime is 53% lower than Illinois
Total crime
93160% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 10860% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is similar
Glenview crime
A Glenview Employment Household income is 72% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$102,00984% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$55,71787% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%45% lower than the US average
Glenview employment
F Glenview Housing Home value is 174% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$478,400159% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,65775% higher than the US average
Home ownership
82%30% higher than the US average
Glenview real estate or Glenview rentals
B+ Glenview Schools HS graduation rate is 12% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
95%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
57%19% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:13% lower than the US average
Glenview K-12 schools
B+ Glenview User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Glenview
Overall user rating
75% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
63% 3 total surveys
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      Living in Glenview, IL

      Glenview, Illinois is a mid-sized city with a population of 46,559 people. In Glenview, there are 3,322 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (84% White). Given that fact, Glenview could be considered less diverse than other cities. 89% of the people in Glenview (over the age of 15) are married and 54% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      Are you trying to ascertain if living in Glenview is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a good experience before relocating to any new city in Illinois, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. With useful information like amenities, crime, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Glenview and in the areas around Glenview is a much easier task.

      With a livability score of 71/100, Glenview is ranked #9,970 in the United States and #251 in Illinois. For each of the livability categories, we know that Glenview ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), education (B-) and employment (A). Unfortunately for Glenview, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: cost of living (F), weather (D-) and housing (F).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Glenview, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Kohl Children's Museum, The Glen Club Golf Course, and Make a Messterpiece.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Glenview has a violent crime rate of 73 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      Assuming that Glenview meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Glenview. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Glenview are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Glenview come in at $478,400, which is 173.7% higher than the Illinois average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Glenview, the home price to income ratio is 4.7, which is 56.7% higher than the Illinois average. Real estate appreciation rates in Glenview 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 Glenview homes comes in at -0.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 4.3%.

      Glenview transportation information

      Average one way commute30min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work71.6%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.3%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit11.1%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.0%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home8.3%4.4%4.6%

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