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A+ Hanover Park Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D- Hanover Park Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% higher than Illinois
Hanover Park
1088% more expensive than the US average
Illinois
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Hanover Park cost of living
A+ Hanover Park Crime Total crime is 70% lower than Illinois
Total crime
72574% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 13874% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-8%Year over year crime is down
Hanover Park crime
D+ Hanover Park Employment Household income is 18% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$69,92226% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$23,92820% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%20% higher than the US average
Hanover Park employment
A- Hanover Park Housing Home value is 4% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$168,1009% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,14120% higher than the US average
Home ownership
75%18% higher than the US average
Hanover Park real estate or Hanover Park rentals
F Hanover Park Schools HS graduation rate is 11% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
76%9% lower than the US average
School test scores
33%33% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:112% higher than the US average
Hanover Park K-12 schools or Hanover Park colleges

Living in Hanover Park, IL

Hanover Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. The city has a population of 38,331 inhabitants. In Hanover Park, there are 6,047 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. More than a quarter of the residents of Hanover Park identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 34% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. 76% of the people in Hanover Park (over the age of 15) are married and 50% 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.

Whether you’re moving to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Hanover Park could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Illinois if you know where to search. To help you find the best places to live in and around Hanover Park, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, weather, education and more.

Hanover Park has a livability score of 74 out of 100 and is ranked #133 in Illinois and #6,469 in the USA. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Hanover Park scores well for amenities (A+), crime (A+) and housing (A-). On a more negative note, Hanover Park does not have favorable scores for the following: cost of living (D-), weather (D-) and education (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Hanover Park, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 105 crimes per 100,000 residents, Hanover Park has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

For buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their Hanover Park apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city.

Hanover Park real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Hanover Park. The median home price for Hanover Park homes is $168,100, which is 3.8% lower than the Illinois average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Hanover Park, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.4, which is 20% lower than the Illinois average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Hanover Park will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Hanover Park, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 9.9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.7%.

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After I graduated from college, I quickly found a job in Chicago. I was excited: It was hard to get a job in the work climate I graduated into. I was thankful, but not looking forward to living somewhere as crowded as the city. Not my jam. After a bit of digging, I found Hanover, a suburb of Chicago that has it's own charms. A few weeks later I moved to the small city, and I've loved it since day one.

Living in Hanover has been a dream of convenience. Being so close to the city, it's easy to get to work. The city is surrounded by wilderness. The best areas in Hanover to get close to nature are Hawk Hollow, which is a huge grassland with a walking trail running through it, and Mallard Lake, a huge area with lakes, forests, and more. I love to go fishing there on the weekends. It's almost like I live back in the country!
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Source: The Hanover Park, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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