Living in Skokie, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Skokie SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Skokie, IL Crime Report

1,778
Total Crimes
2,784.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
8.42%
Above National Average

Skokie, IL Cost Of Living

118
Skokie's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Skokie, Illinois Info Snack

Skokie (/skoki/; formerly Niles Center) is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Its name comes from a Potawatomi word for "marsh." A Chicago suburb, for many years Skokie promoted itself as "The World's Largest Village." Its population, according to the 2010 census, was 64,784. Skokie's streets, like that of many suburbs, are largely a continuation of the Chicago street grid, and the village is served by the Chicago Transit Authority, further cementing its connection to the city.
Population
64,395
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
8.8%
Median Home
$308,200
Median Income
$74,272
Median Rent
$1,226

Skokie, IL Photos

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Rankings for Skokie in Illinois

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Map Of Skokie, IL

Population over time in Skokie

Year Population % Change
2017 64,395 -0.6%
2016 64,773 -0.2%
2015 64,873 -0.3%
2014 65,061 0.0%
2013 65,056 0.3%
2012 64,885 0.5%
2011 64,588 0.6%
2010 64,233 0.6%
2009 63,824 -
Crime/100k Skokie IL USA
Violent Crime 269.4 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 57.9 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 187.9 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 2515.3 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 322.6 306.7 376.0
Larceny 2111.2 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 81.4 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Skokie

White
49.6% (31,953)
African American
8.0% (5,128)
American Indian
0.0% (32)
Asian
26.9% (17,313)
Hawaiian
0.1% (61)
Other
0.2% (126)
Two Or More
4.2% (2,703)
Hispanic
11.0% (7,079)
Race Skokie IL USA
White 49.6% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 8.0% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 26.9% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.2% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 11.0% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Skokie, Illinois

Less than $10,000
5.8% (373,815)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.2% (206,559)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.7% (428,324)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.4% (474,800)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (840,870)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.2% (914,600)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (809,599)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.1% (1,164,193)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.7% (624,843)
$200,000 or more
9.3% (601,892)
Income Skokie IL USA
Less than $10,000 5.8% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.2% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.7% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.4% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.2% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.1% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.7% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 9.3% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Skokie

Female
52.9% (34,078)
Male
47.1% (30,316)
Gender Skokie IL USA
Female 52.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Skokie for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (3,219)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (2,575)
High School / GED
18.0% (11,591)
Some College
17.0% (10,947)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (4,507)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (19,318)
Master's Degree
13.0% (8,371)
Professional Degree
4.0% (2,575)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,287)
Education Skokie IL USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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