Roselle 82 Exceptional
Roselle Livability #52 ranked city in Illinois#2,483 ranked city in the USARanks better than 91% of areas
A+ Roselle Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Roselle Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% higher than Illinois
11414% more expensive than the US average
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Roselle cost of living
A+ Roselle Crime Total crime is 68% lower than Illinois
Total crime
71571% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 14071% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-24%Year over year crime is down
Roselle crime
C+ Roselle Employment Household income is 34% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$79,04043% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$34,17715% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%20% lower than the US average
Roselle employment
D+ Roselle Housing Home value is 36% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$237,30028% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,23130% higher than the US average
Home ownership
76%20% higher than the US average
Roselle real estate or Roselle rentals
D+ Roselle Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
91%10% higher than the US average
School test scores
45%8% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:15% lower than the US average
Roselle K-12 schools
A+ Roselle User Ratings There are a total of 7 ratings in Roselle
Overall user rating
88% 7 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
87% 5 total surveys
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      Living in Roselle, IL

      Roselle is a mid-sized city located in the state of Illinois. The city has a population of 22,911 people. Roselle has a population density of 4,217 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. If we look at the most recent Census, Roselle is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. 79% of the people in Roselle (over the age of 15) are married and 53% 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.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very daunting task. However, it could also be a great experience if you are willing to get to know the town before actually living in Roselle, Illinois. To help you find the best places to live in and around Roselle, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, cost of living, education, housing and more.

      Using data and statistics Roselle has received a livability score of 74/100. This score is ranked in the 80th percentile when compared to all other cities. Based on the scores for each individual category, Roselle has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+) and crime (A+). There are some categories that Roselle ranks poorly for, including: cost of living (F) and weather (D). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Roselle 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.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Roselle has a violent crime rate of 57 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Roselle is real estate affordability. The median home price for Roselle homes is $237,300, which is 35.8% higher than the Illinois average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Roselle, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3, which is 0% lower than the Illinois average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Roselle area were 1.2% and 5 year appreciation rates were 5%.

      Roselle transportation information

      Average one way commute28min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.6%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.2%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.3%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home3.1%4.4%4.6%

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