Population: 22,964

Male 48% Female 52%
Married 65%
Single 35%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Morton Grove has a low population density. Morton Grove is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

4,507 Morton Grove
27,441 New York

City Info

Morton Grove, IL is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Morton Grove has a population density of 4,507, with 22,964 current residents.

Out of the 22,964 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 65% of the residents are married and 35% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 52% Sun
  • 32% Rain
  • 24% Snow


47°F average temperature

  • 49 years Median home age
  • $261,260 Median home price
  • -17.8% Home appreciation rate
  • 16.1% Annual property tax
  • 91.8%
    Homes owned
  • 6.2%
    Homes rented
  • 2%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Morton Grove, the air quality is 7% and the weather, on average, is 52% sunny, 32% rainy, and 24% snowy. The average temperature is 47°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Morton Grove, you should know that 91.8% of homes are owned while 6.2% of homes are rented, and 2% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $261,260, the median age of homes is 49 years, the annual home appreciation is -17.80% and the annual property tax is 16.10%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Morton Grove, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Morton Grove’s crime rate is 1 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Morton Grove is 47 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 76.21% Democratic, 22.82% Republican, and 0.97% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:14


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 87%
    High school diploma
  • 6%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 23%
    Bachelors degree
  • 11%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Morton Grove, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 10.80% of residents are unemployed in Morton Grove (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Morton Grove residents: 13.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 25.24% are in the arts and sciences field, 9.2% are in the customer service field, 34.9% are in the sales field, 0.17% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 6.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 10.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 87.38%, 6.21% of residents have an associate’s degree, 22.91% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 11.28% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Morton Grove, you should be aware that the average commute time is 30 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Morton Grove have a few different options. 80% of commuters use their own cars, 9% of commuters carpool, 6% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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