Ottawa 70 Average
Ottawa Livability #440 ranked city in Illinois#12,887 ranked city in the USARanks better than 56% of areas
A+ Ottawa Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Ottawa Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% lower than Illinois
928% less expensive than the US average
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Ottawa cost of living
A Ottawa Crime Total crime is 26% lower than Illinois
Total crime
1,66233% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6133% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Ottawa crime
F Ottawa Employment Household income is 23% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$45,54118% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$26,24212% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%49% higher than the US average
Ottawa employment
F Ottawa Housing Home value is 25% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$130,90029% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$72024% lower than the US average
Home ownership
64%equal to the US average
Ottawa real estate or Ottawa rentals
F Ottawa Schools HS graduation rate is 2% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
83%equal to the US average
School test scores
29%41% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:16% higher than the US average
Ottawa K-12 schools
B Ottawa User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Ottawa
Overall user rating
72% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
100% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
40% 2 total surveys
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      Ottawa transportation information

      Average one way commute19min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.0%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.0%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.6%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.9%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.5%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home4.8%4.4%4.6%

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