Living in Ottawa, IL

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Ottawa, Illinois Info Snack

Population
18,792
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
17.1%
Median Home
$128,000
Median Income
$51,288
Median Rent
$819

Ottawa SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Ottawa, IL Crime Report

300
Total Crimes
1,662.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-32.88%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Ottawa
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 300 1,662.3 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 27 149.6 406.9 366.7
Murder 2 11.1 6.6 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 25 138.5 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 273 1,512.7 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 28 155.2 271.7 340.5
Larceny 240 1,329.9 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 27.7 148.2 219.9

Ottawa, IL Cost Of Living

92
Ottawa's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Ottawa Illinois National Average
Overall 92 98 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 100 97 100
Health 110 100 100
Housing 72 95 100
Transportation 117 112 100
Utilities 90 97 100

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Map Of Ottawa, IL

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Population over time in Ottawa

Year Population % Change
2019 18,792 0.5%
2018 18,701 -0.4%
2017 18,779 0.4%
2016 18,707 0.8%
2015 18,565 -2.2%
2014 18,992 -0.6%
2013 19,116 -0.7%
2012 19,258 0.2%
2011 19,228 -0.2%
2010 19,263 -

Race / Ethnicity in Ottawa

White
82.2% (15,449)
African American
4.2% (794)
American Indian
0.2% (33)
Asian
0.8% (146)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.7% (507)
Hispanic
9.9% (1,863)
Race Ottawa IL USA
White 82.2% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 4.2% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.9% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Ottawa

Female
53.6% (10,069)
Male
46.4% (8,723)
Gender Ottawa IL USA
Female 53.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ottawa for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (563)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (1,691)
High School / GED
35.0% (6,577)
Some College
23.0% (4,322)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,879)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (2,255)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,127)
Professional Degree
2.0% (375)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Ottawa IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Ottawa, Illinois

Less than $10,000
5.2% (98,636)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (142,500)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (214,447)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (211,198)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (257,151)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.9% (410,792)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.4% (176,385)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.7% (220,481)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (101,885)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (45,720)
Income Ottawa IL USA
Less than $10,000 5.2% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.9% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.4% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.7% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 8.3% 7.7%

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