Libertyville 84 Exceptional
Libertyville Livability #34 ranked city in Illinois#1,663 ranked city in the USARanks better than 94% of areas
A+ Libertyville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Libertyville Cost of Living Cost of living is 38% higher than Illinois
13434% more expensive than the US average
973% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Libertyville cost of living
A+ Libertyville Crime Total crime is 58% lower than Illinois
Total crime
94662% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 10662% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-4%Year over year crime is down
Libertyville crime
A Libertyville Employment Household income is 101% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$119,125115% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$59,48599% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%43% lower than the US average
Libertyville employment
D- Libertyville Housing Home value is 137% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$414,100124% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,18425% higher than the US average
Home ownership
78%23% higher than the US average
Libertyville real estate or Libertyville rentals
B+ Libertyville Schools HS graduation rate is 13% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
96%16% higher than the US average
School test scores
57%17% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:13% higher than the US average
Libertyville K-12 schools
A+ Libertyville User Ratings There are a total of 7 ratings in Libertyville
Overall user rating
92% 7 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
95% 5 total surveys
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      Living in Libertyville, IL

      Located in the state of Illinois, Libertyville is a medium-sized city with a population of 20,435 residents. At 92%, the majority of the Libertyville population is White; this is followed by 5% Asian and 1% Black. 88% of the people in Libertyville (over the age of 15) are married and 56% 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 town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Libertyville could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Illinois if you know where to search. The best areas in Libertyville and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from crime, weather, education, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Illinois and national averages.

      The livability score in Libertyville is 76/100 and the city is ranked in the 85th percentile of all cities across America. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Libertyville could be a great choice! Based on the rankings for each individual category, Libertyville has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A+), education (B+) and employment (A). There is at least one category that did not score well in Libertyville. The following was graded with a concerning score: cost of living (F), weather (D-) and housing (D-).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Libertyville on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 88 crimes per 100,000 residents, Libertyville has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Libertyville is actually affordable. The median home price for Libertyville homes is $414,100, which is 136.9% higher than the Illinois average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Libertyville, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.5, which is 16.7% higher 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 Libertyville will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Libertyville, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 1.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 3.9%.

      Libertyville transportation information

      Average one way commute27min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work79.6%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool4.8%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit5.6%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.9%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home6.4%4.4%4.6%

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