Western Springs 83 Exceptional
Western Springs Livability #38 ranked city in Illinois#1,811 ranked city in the USARanks better than 93% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Western Springs Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Western Springs Cost of Living Cost of living is 57% higher than Illinois
Western Springs
15252% more expensive than the US average
973% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Western Springs cost of living
A+ Western Springs Crime Total crime is 56% lower than Illinois
Total crime
99660% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 10160% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-14%Year over year crime is down
Western Springs crime
A+ Western Springs Employment Household income is 149% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$147,361166% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$66,362122% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%62% lower than the US average
Western Springs employment
F Western Springs Housing Home value is 204% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$530,800187% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,67777% higher than the US average
Home ownership
96%50% higher than the US average
Western Springs real estate or Western Springs rentals
A+ Western Springs Schools HS graduation rate is 16% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
98%18% higher than the US average
School test scores
73%49% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:14% higher than the US average
Western Springs K-12 schools
A+ Western Springs User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Western Springs
Overall user rating
89% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
94% 4 total surveys
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      Western Springs transportation information

      StatisticWestern SpringsIllinoisNational
      Average one way commute32min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work61.9%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool3.7%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit22.6%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.9%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home6.7%4.4%4.6%

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