This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Naperville has a low population density. Naperville is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
Naperville, IL is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 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. Naperville has a population density of 4,198, with 148,527 current residents.
Out of the 148,527 current residents, 49% are male and 50% are female. 69% of the residents are married and 30% are single.
- 51% Sun
- 36% Rain
- 33% Snow
50°F average temperature
- 19 years Median home age
- $310,270 Median home price
- -9.69% Home appreciation rate
- 18.51% Annual property tax
As for living in Naperville, the air quality is 63% and the weather, on average, is 51% sunny, 36% rainy, and 33% snowy. The average temperature is 50°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Naperville, you should know that 76.3% of homes are owned while 17.9% of homes are rented, and 5.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $310,270, the median age of homes is 19 years, the annual home appreciation is -9.69% and the annual property tax is 18.51%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)2
When looking at the community of Naperville, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Naperville’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Naperville is 35 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 54.72% Democratic, 43.93% Republican, and 1.35% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:18
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
96%High school diploma
6%Some college or associates degree
24%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Naperville, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.10% of residents are unemployed in Naperville (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Naperville residents: 28.1% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 28.42% are in the arts and sciences field, 7.1% are in the customer service field, 28.2% are in the sales field, 0.05% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 4.7% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:18. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 96.44%, 6.20% of residents have an associate’s degree, 37.72% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 23.60% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Naperville, you should be aware that the average commute time is 37 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Naperville have a few different options. 79% of commuters use their own cars, 5% of commuters carpool, 9% of commuters use the transit system, and 6% of residents work from home.