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A+ Westchester Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Westchester Cost of Living Cost of living is 15% higher than Illinois
11313% more expensive than the US average
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Westchester cost of living
A Westchester Crime Total crime is 50% lower than Illinois
Total crime
1,16355% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8655% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-31%Year over year crime is down
Westchester crime
C+ Westchester Employment Household income is 22% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$72,47031% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$36,07621% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%13% lower than the US average
Westchester employment
C+ Westchester Housing Home value is 24% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$217,10018% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,37845% higher than the US average
Home ownership
90%41% higher than the US average
Westchester real estate or Westchester rentals
F Westchester Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
91%10% higher than the US average
School test scores
32%35% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:15% lower than the US average
Westchester K-12 schools

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Compare Westchester, IL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Westchester, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Mount Greenwood, Chicago7713.818,990
Edison Park, Chicago7711.611,128
O'hare, Chicago748.212,706
Forest Glen, Chicago741218,298
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Clearing, Chicago717.924,934
Norwood Park, Chicago7110.337,477
Jefferson Park, Chicago7111.126,594
North Center, Chicago6912.534,931

Best Cities Near Westchester, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Indian Head Park, IL865.63,823
St. John, IN8335.615,777
Crown Point, IN824128,743
Clarendon Hills, IL814.98,641
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Algonquin, IL8130.730,413
Lake in the Hills, IL8131.628,908
Schaumburg, IL8015.974,366
Highland CDP, IN8030.64,256
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A Welcoming City

This small village has a quaint charm and is has extraordinary events held every month by the community. It is full of beautiful homes that create an inviting hometown feeling in this city. I personally visit the park and recreational centers regularly. It is a wonderful place to live if you have children because of the multitude of fun activities.

Since I have been living in Westchester, IL, I have found work on a consistent basis, and there has always been an apartment available for me to rent. The crime rate is low, and the streets are secure with watchful neighbors that keep an eye out for danger.

I like the weather, and there is always an outdoorsy event that I can join. Even though the cost of living is high, the perks that you get for living here make it worth the money. Not many cities can measure up to the stable economy and the friendly atmosphere provided in this town.
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Source: The Westchester, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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