Niantic 60 Below average
Niantic Livability #1,004 ranked city in Illinois#18,675 ranked city in the USARanks better than 36% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Niantic

  • Cost Of Living

    Taking into account the cost of goods and services like housing, groceries, transportation and utilities, the overall cost of living in this area is well below average.

  • Housing

    High scores in the housing category are a distinguishing feature of this area, possibly driven by a favorable home affordability ratio, higher home values and appreciation rates.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities are not ideally located within walking distance. To access these amenities, residents may be required to rely on a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    A low commute score could be due to longer-than-average work commutes and the limited availability of public transportation in this area.

  • Health & Safety

    The low score in this category could be due to challenges related to air quality and the limited accessibility of health-related facilities like hospitals, nursing homes, doctors and pharmacies.

  • Schools

    The low schools score could result from issues like below-average graduation rates, inadequate reading and math scores, and the unavailability of local elementary and high schools.

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      Niantic transportation information

      Statistic Niantic Illinois National
      Average one way commute26min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work78.4%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool19.4%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.5%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home0.7%4.4%4.6%
      Source: The Niantic, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).