Winnetka ranks the best suburb in Illinois, study finds
Based on a ranking consisting of 11 measurements, including income levels, crime rates and commute times, Winnetka is the most desirable Illinois suburb in which to live, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis published in January.
Winnetka, which is part of the Chicago metropolitan area, has a homeownership rate of 89 percent and an average commute time of 36.6 minutes. Its median household income came in at $220,577.
The analysis indicated that interest in suburban living has risen during the coronavirus pandemic, since suburban properties tend to provide residents who are spending more time at home with more living space.
Many of the suburban communities in the ranking also rank among the best overall places in the United States in which to live, according to 24/7 Wall St.
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