Wood River

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A+ Wood River Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Wood River Cost of Living Cost of living is 14% lower than Illinois
Wood River
8515% less expensive than the US average
Illinois
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Wood River cost of living
D Wood River Crime Total crime is 73% higher than Illinois
Total crime
4,24154% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2454% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
39%Year over year crime is up
Wood River crime
D Wood River Employment Household income is 30% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$41,14326% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$23,18522% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%equal to the US average
Wood River employment
F Wood River Housing Home value is 52% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$84,50054% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$73023% lower than the US average
Home ownership
62%2% lower than the US average
Wood River real estate
F Wood River Schools HS graduation rate is 5% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
80%3% lower than the US average
School test scores
16%68% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:118% higher than the US average
Wood River K-12 schools

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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Wood River, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Riverview, St. Louis6310599
Penrose Park, St. Louis6315.389
Mark Twain, St. Louis6315.34,569
Calvary-Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis6214.3974
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Baden, St. Louis6213.14,442
North Point, St. Louis6113.74,287
Walnut Park West, St. Louis6114.62,780
Walnut Park East, St. Louis6014.74,219

Best Cities Near Wood River, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Glendale, MO8924.85,917
Kirkwood, MO882727,614
Ballwin, MO8831.530,431
Manchester, MO8830.118,183
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rock Hill, MO8823.54,628
Webster Groves, MO8824.223,111
Oakland, MO8825.81,649
Champ, MO8721.87
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Wood River, Illinois Is the Best!!!!

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Community9/10
Nightlife7/10
Dining7/10
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Wood River is an absolutely terrific place to live! Small town living but not too far from a metro area as St. Louis is only about 15 miles away!

The best things about living here are many! At the top of the list I feel that the most important is the sense of community, the friendliness of the people here, and the fact that there are fun things to do all the time but if you are looking for somewhere quiet and relaxing on a daily basis then this is the place to be!

The best thing to visit here is the Wood River Museum and Visitor Center. The museum has lots of artifacts and stories throughout history of the culture of the area and the economic growth of the land. It's really cool to see how things have changed and progressed throughout the years!

We have little boutiques to shop at, parks to play and explore or even enjoy a cookout or two, and different festivals throughout the year to celebrate. I really love it here!
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Source: The Wood River, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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