South Holland 56 Poor
South Holland Livability #1,186 ranked city in Illinois#25,535 ranked city in the USARanks better than 12% of areas
A+ South Holland Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D South Holland Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% higher than Illinois
South Holland
1066% more expensive than the US average
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
South Holland cost of living
D+ South Holland Crime Total crime is 35% higher than Illinois
Total crime
3,03722% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3322% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
8%Year over year crime is up
South Holland crime
F South Holland Employment Household income is 6% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$63,00614% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$25,62414% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
10%106% higher than the US average
South Holland employment
F South Holland Housing Home value is 15% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$148,20020% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,42350% higher than the US average
Home ownership
87%37% higher than the US average
South Holland real estate or South Holland rentals
F South Holland Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
89%8% higher than the US average
School test scores
20%60% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:12% lower than the US average
South Holland K-12 schools
F South Holland User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in South Holland
Overall user rating
40% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
28% 2 total surveys
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      Living in South Holland, IL

      South Holland, Illinois is a moderately-sized city with a population of 22,040 residents. With a population density of 3,045 people per square mile, South Holland is well above the nation's average density level. In South Holland, the most common ethnic group is Black or African American with a total of 78%. This is followed by 19% White and 0% Asian ethnic groups.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in South Holland, Illinois could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. The best areas in South Holland and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, crime, cost of living, weather, education, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Illinois and national averages.

      South Holland, IL receives 59/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #1,034 in Illinois and #24,109 in the USA. This is a poor rating when compared to the average of other places in the country. If we explore each of the categories on their own, we see that South Holland ranks well for amenities (A+). Regrettably for South Holland, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: cost of living (D-), weather (D-), education (F), employment (F) and housing (F).

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

      South Holland real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in South Holland. Median real estate prices in South Holland come in at $148,200, which is 15.2% lower than the Illinois average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In South Holland, the home price to income ratio is 2.4, which is 20% lower than the Illinois average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in South Holland were 7.3%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 3.3%.

      South Holland transportation information

      StatisticSouth HollandIllinoisNational
      Average one way commute35min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work73.4%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.6%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit11.2%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home3.9%4.4%4.6%

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