Livability Score

89
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (2) F
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Corner Bakery
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Tates Old Fashioned Ice Cream
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Cafe Calbay
Coffee Shop
Owl and Lark
Coffee Shop
Corner Bakery
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Gosia's Coffee Shop
Coffee Shop
Loca Mocha Cafe
Coffee Shop
Steam Coffee Co
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Cafe del Sol
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Penny’s
Coffee Shop
Brewed Awakening
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (3) C-
Western Springs Water Tower
Museum
Theatre of Western Springs
Theatre Arts
Ekdahl House Museum
Museum
GoApe Ropes Course
Attraction
La Grange Area Historical Society
Museum
La Grange Art League Gallery
Art Gallery
La Grange Theater
Cinema
Hinsdale Historical Society
Museum
Graue Mill
Museum
Memorial Park Amphitheater
Theatre Arts
Rolling Lanes
Bowling Alley
Ehlert Park Splash Pad
Water Park
AMC Loews Quarry Cinemas 14
Cinema
The Compassion Factory
Art Gallery
Historical Society Oak Brook
Museum
Flagg Creek Historical Museum
Museum
Brookfield Historical Society
Museum
Kiwanis Park Amphitheatre
Theatre Arts
Willowbrook Lanes
Bowling Alley
Mayslake Peabody Estate
Attraction
Lizadro Museum of Lapidary Art
Museum
Mexican Gray Wolf
Attraction
Kill Site
Attraction
Naturalist Outpost
Attraction
William L.Gregg House Museum
Museum
Food and Drink (5) D-
Oberweis
Sweets
Hillgrove Tap
Bar
Great American Bagel
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Smallcakes
Sweets
Kenny's
Bar
La Michoacana
Sweets
Countryside Liquors
Alcohol
Subway
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Wild Monk
Bar
Cold Stone Creamery
Sweets
Buona
Fast Food
Red Mango
Sweets
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Sweets
Domino's
Fast Food
Mak's
Bar
Milk Money Brewing
Bar
Trugurt Frozen Yogurt, Smoothies & Teas
Sweets
Forever Yogurt
Sweets
Sarpino's Pizzeria
Fast Food
Little Joe's
Fast Food
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Kombs
Fast Food
Fitness (6) A+
Elite Fitness And Gym
Gym
Strive Village
Gym
Yoga by Degrees
Gym
SET Fitness Strength and Endurance Training
Gym
Stretch Zone
Gym
F45 Training
Gym
The Local Workout
Gym
Dailey Method
Gym
Orangetheory Fitness
Gym
Right Fit
Gym
Grind Fitness
Gym
Get In Shape For Women
Gym
Club Pilates
Gym
Functional Athlete
Gym
CTX
Gym
Studio 8
Gym
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Community Center
Community Centre
Esporta Fitness
Gym
I Noah Training
Gym
Anytime Fitness
Gym
I Noah Training
Gym
Club Pilates
Gym
Galloping Ghost Gama
Gym
CrossFit Posted
Gym
Groceries (4) A+
Western Springs Fruit Store
Grocery Store
Casey's Market
Butcher
Kirschbaum's Bakery
Bakery
Mariano's Fresh Market
Grocery Store
Whole Foods Market
Grocery Store
Corner Bakery
Bakery
Jewel-Osco
Grocery Store
Aracely's
Bakery
Olivaceto
Grocery Store
Trader Joe's
Grocery Store
The Dinner Club
Grocery Store
Fruitful Yield
Grocery Store
Jewel-Osco
Grocery Store
Mariano's Fresh Market
Grocery Store
Roka Bakehouse
Bakery
Tony's Fresh Market
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Park To Shop
Grocery Store
Jewel-Osco
Grocery Store
Tischler's Fine Foods
Grocery Store
Whole Foods Market
Grocery Store
Jewel-Osco
Grocery Store
Standard Market
Grocery Store
Lassak Market & Deli
Grocery Store
Parks (30) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Forest Hills Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Clark Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Spring Rock Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Tower Green
Park
Western Springs Service Club
Park
Brook Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Springdale Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Ridge Acres Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Denning Park
Park
Veeck Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Field Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (16) A+
Dye Hard Salon
Hairdresser
Uptown Shop
Clothing
Maley's Flower Shop
Florist
Clever Girl
Beauty
True Value
Home Improvement
Salon 811
Hairdresser
Mr Nick's
Hairdresser
Shear Envy
Hairdresser
L.A. Tan
Beauty
Deka Lash
Beauty
Tuesday Morning
Houseware
PetPeople
Pets
Twinkle Toes
Beauty
Olivia Jean Salon
Hairdresser
Mobil Mart
Convenience Store
Zika
Beauty
Shell
Convenience Store
Salon Hype
Beauty
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
Citgo
Convenience Store
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
Benny's Barber Shop & Salon
Hairdresser
HLB Salon
Hairdresser
Hannah's Nail Salon
Beauty
Citgo
Convenience Store
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 17.5% take public transportation in Western Springs.
Public Transit Stops (2)
Stops & Stations
A+
Western Springs Metra Station
Bus Stop
Western Springs
Transit Station
Highlands
Transit Station
Hinsdale
Transit Station
Stone Avenue
Transit Station
Hinsdale Metra Station
Bus Stop
LaGrange Road
Transit Station
LaGrange & 55th Street
Bus Stop
55th Street & LaGrange
Bus Stop
LaGrange & Hillgrove (Metra) SB
Bus Stop
LaGrange & Hillgrove (Metra) NB
Bus Stop
55th Street & Dashner
Bus Stop
East Avenue & 55th Street
Bus Stop
West Hinsdale
Transit Station
Joliet & LaGrange
Bus Stop
East Avenue & 58th Street
Bus Stop
Congress Park
Transit Station
Clarendon Hills
Transit Station
Clarendon Hills Metra Station
Bus Stop
Joliet & 55th Street
Bus Stop
Cermak & Wolf EB
Bus Stop
Cermak & Westbrook
Bus Stop
Cermak & Wolf WB
Bus Stop
Cermak & Westwood
Bus Stop
Cermak & Boeger EB
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
17.5%
A
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cost of living F

The cost of living in Western Springs is 161/100 - which is 68% higher than Illinois.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D+
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crime A+

Western Springs crime rates are 372 per 100k, which is 81% lower than Illinois
Property Crime
372 crimes per 100k
A+
Violent Crime
0 crimes per 100k
A+
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employment A+

The median income in Western Springs is $184,412 - which is 212% higher than Illinois.
Med. Household Income
$184,412
A+
Unemployment Rate
1.6%
A+
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health B

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (9)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Dr. Kenneth J. Szafranski, DDS
Dentist
Hinsdale Orthopaedic Associates
Doctor
Western Springs Police Department
Police
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Pendleton Patrick DDS
Dentist
Western Springs Fire Department
Fire Station
Modern Endodontics
Dentist
Dr. Flach & Associates Family Medicine
Doctor
Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital
Hospital
Petty & Dragstrem Orthodontics
Dentist
AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale
Hospital
Hinsdale Fire Department
Fire Station
Hinsdale Police Department
Police
Thomas J. Bell, DDS of La Grange, IL
Dentist
RML Specialty Hospital Hinsdale
Hospital
Ashok Kothari Orthodontic Care Center
Dentist
Unknown Name
Dentist
Corte Dental Care
Dentist
DuPage Medical Group
Clinic
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Fire Station
LaGrange Police Department
Police
La Grange Fire Department
Fire Station
Vein Management Clinic
Doctor
The Dental Loft
Dentist
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing A+

Western Springs home prices are $609,600 - which is 249% higher than Illinois
Home Price
$609,600
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
13%
A-
Home Affordability
3.3x (home price to income ratio)
B
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schools A+

The Western Springs graduation rate is 98% - which is 16% higher than Illinois
School Test Scores
74%
B+
High School Grad. Rates
98%
A+
Elementary Schools (6) A+
Forest Hills Elem School
St John Of The Cross Parish School
Montessori School Of Western Springs
Field Park Elem School
Mcclure Jr High School
Hinsdale Adventist Academy
Creative World Montessori School
John Laidlaw Elem School
Ladse-Emotional Disabilities
Ladse-Phonological Program
Ladse-Comm Develop
Oak Elem School
The Lane Elem School
Hinsdale Middle School
Highlands Elem School
Spring Ave Elem School
Highlands Middle School
St Francis Xavier School
Cossitt Ave Elem School
Ogden Ave Elem School
Vine Academy
Little Peoples Country
Kensington School Of Lagrange
Seventh Ave Elem School
Madison Elem School
High Schools (1) F
Hinsdale Adventist Academy
Ladse-Project Search
Chesterton Academy Of Holy Family
Lyons Twp High Sch
Nazareth Academy
Vine Academy
Hinsdale Central High School
Ladse-Dhh Transition Cntr
Acacia Academy
Westchester Christian School
Westmont High School
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ratings A+

Western Springs has an overall rating of 84% from 7 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
A
User Surveys (6)
From AreaVibes
A+
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Western Springs Area Facts

  • Western Springs has a Livability Score of 89/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Western Springs crime rates are 81% lower than the Illinois average
  • Cost of living in Western Springs is 68% higher than the Illinois average
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home for scholars 4 rating By Anonymous ( May 23, 2018) I have lived in this city all my life. There is no other place I can call home. I have undergone the full public education system and even changed elementary schools. It’s a city with very impressive teachers and delightful and friendly neighbours. The private, public and secon ...Read More dary school offer quality education to all residents recording high graduation rates in the town.
The city is a business hub as the area is serene for all types of legal businesses. Being a small city with just 12,000 residents makes it easy for the government to deliver services to the people. It’s a classical city to start a family.
Growing in this city has never been a mistake. It offers the required safety as the community is fully involved in the wellness of its residents. There are very few crimes rates here. All local amenities are in close range with the city. Everyone can access these amenities as there are an efficient means of transport
Experiencing an average summer temperature of 72 degrees supports the execution of various activities around the town. Read Less
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Western Springs? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Forest Hills Park
Unknown Name
Clark Park
Unknown Name
Spring Rock Park
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Western Springs Water Tower
Theatre of Western Springs
Ekdahl House Museum
GoApe Ropes Course
La Grange Area Historical Society
La Grange Art League Gallery
La Grange Theater
Hinsdale Historical Society

Food & Drink

Oberweis
Hillgrove Tap
Great American Bagel
Subway
Smallcakes
Kenny's
La Michoacana
Countryside Liquors

B+ Commute

Is public transit available in Western Springs? Of all people who commute, 17.5% take public transportation in Western Springs.
Drive to Work
64%

12% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
18%

12% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
2%

1% lower than the US average

C+ Health & Safety

Is Western Springs a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are some hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Pharmacies

Walgreens

Doctors

Hinsdale Orthopaedic Associates
Dr. Flach & Associates Family Medicine

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