Lisle 81 Exceptional
Lisle Livability #92 ranked city in Illinois#2,882 ranked city in the USARanks better than 90% of areas
A+ Lisle Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Lisle Cost of Living Cost of living is 23% higher than Illinois
11919% more expensive than the US average
973% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Lisle cost of living
A+ Lisle Crime Total crime is 66% lower than Illinois
Total crime
67271% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 14971% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is similar
Lisle crime
B- Lisle Employment Household income is 35% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$79,81944% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$44,97651% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%5% lower than the US average
Lisle employment
F Lisle Housing Home value is 91% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$334,40081% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,16723% higher than the US average
Home ownership
58%9% lower than the US average
Lisle real estate or Lisle rentals
B Lisle Schools HS graduation rate is 13% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
95%15% higher than the US average
School test scores
56%16% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:13% higher than the US average
Lisle K-12 schools
B+ Lisle User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Lisle
Overall user rating
75% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
70% 2 total surveys
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      Living in Lisle, IL

      Lisle, Illinois is a mid-sized city with a population of 22,989 people. Lisle has a population density of 3,267 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. At 76%, the majority of the Lisle population is White; this is followed by 13% Asian and 5% Black. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Lisle might be a good fit as 82% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 56% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Lisle could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Illinois if you know where to look. With useful information like amenities, weather, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Lisle and in the areas around Lisle is a much easier task.

      Lisle has a livability score of 77/100 and is ranked #55 in Illinois and #3,725 in the USA. Compared to the United States average, Lisle ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Lisle ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), education (B+) and employment (B-). There are some categories that Lisle does not rank well for, including: cost of living (F), weather (D-) and housing (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Lisle, 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 35 crimes per 100,000 residents, Lisle has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Lisle. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Lisle are affordable. The median home price for Lisle homes is $334,400, which is 91.3% higher than the Illinois average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Lisle, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4.2, which is 40% higher than the Illinois average. Real estate appreciation rates in Lisle 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 Lisle homes comes in at 1.8%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 4%.

      Lisle transportation information

      Average one way commute29min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.8%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool4.2%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit8.6%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.7%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home6.7%4.4%4.6%

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