Villa Park

Population: 21,977Median home value: $229,400 72 Ranks better than 72% of areas
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A+ Villa Park Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Villa Park Cost of Living Cost of living is 15% higher than Illinois
Villa Park
11414% more expensive than the US average
Illinois
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Villa Park cost of living
A+ Villa Park Crime Total crime is 54% lower than Illinois
Total crime
1,13559% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8959% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-40%Year over year crime is down
Villa Park crime
C Villa Park Employment Household income is 21% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$71,72430% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$30,6533% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%9% lower than the US average
Villa Park employment
C Villa Park Housing Home value is 31% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$229,40024% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,06712% higher than the US average
Home ownership
70%9% higher than the US average
Villa Park real estate or Villa Park rentals
F Villa Park Schools HS graduation rate is 4% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
37%25% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:11% lower than the US average
Villa Park K-12 schools or Villa Park colleges

Living in Villa Park, IL

Located in the state of Illinois, Villa Park is a mid-sized city with a population of 21,977 residents. In Villa Park, there are 4,655 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. If we look at the most recent Census, Villa Park is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. 79% of the people in Villa Park (over the age of 15) are married and 50% 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.

Whether you’re moving to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Villa Park could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Illinois if you know where to look. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like crime, weather, education, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in Villa Park and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Villa Park to Illinois and the national average.

Villa Park has a livability score of 72 out of 100 and is ranked #180 in Illinois and #8,084 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we see that Villa Park ranks very well for amenities (A+) and crime (A+). Villa Park does not rank well for the following: cost of living (F), weather (D) and education (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Villa Park has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Villa Park gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 133 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Villa Park is actually affordable. The median home price for Villa Park homes is $229,400, which is 31.2% higher than the Illinois average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Villa Park, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.2, which is 6.7% higher 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 Villa Park were 7.4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 5.8%.

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Compare Villa Park, IL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Villa Park, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Edison Park, Chicago7711.911,128
O'hare, Chicago748.612,706
Forest Glen, Chicago7413.518,298
Clearing, Chicago711324,934
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Norwood Park, Chicago7111.237,477
Jefferson Park, Chicago7112.626,594
Dunning, Chicago689.843,244
Montclare, Chicago679.712,903

Best Cities Near Villa Park, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Indian Head Park, IL869.13,823
St. John, IN8340.415,777
Crown Point, IN8245.928,743
Clarendon Hills, IL816.18,641
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Pistakee Highlands, IL8137.73,263
Algonquin, IL8125.830,413
Lake in the Hills, IL8126.728,908
Grandwood Park, IL8134.95,471
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Villa Park Illinois: The Transportation Hub of Illinois

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Living in Villa Park Illinois was a nice experience. The city is pretty large. It is within the Chicago Metropolitan area, in DuPage County. Villa Park is in close proximity to major airports O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. The city also allows commuters to utilize the Metra Train System. This is a great place for families and young adults. The housing market adequate for all family sizes. Weather in Villa Park is temperate, and crime is defunct.

Villa Park has a lot of job opportunities, but the cost of living has room for improvement. The community is safe and well protected. The amenities there are well stocked. One of the best areas in Villa Park surrounds the Villa Park Skate Park. There a numerous activities in the vicinity. Another favorite spot is the Iowa Community Center which is a facility that promotes swimming, dance, soccer, playgrounds, and gymnastics. There is lots of fun to be had year-round. The city transportation methods make it easy to travel near and far.
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Source: The Villa Park, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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