Living in Sycamore, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Sycamore SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Sycamore, IL Crime Report

182
Total Crimes
1,005.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-60.84%
Below National Average

Sycamore, IL Cost Of Living

96
Sycamore's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Sycamore, Illinois Info Snack

Sycamore is a city in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States. It has a commercial district based and centered on Illinois Route 64. The population was 17,519 at the 2010 census, up from 12,020 in 2000. Sycamore is the county seat of DeKalb County and was named after the sycamore tree.
Population
17,725
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
7.3%
Median Home
$179,300
Median Income
$69,500
Median Rent
$965

Sycamore, IL Photos

Rankings for Sycamore in Illinois

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Map Of Sycamore, IL

Population over time in Sycamore

Year Population % Change
2017 17,725 0.1%
2016 17,712 0.6%
2015 17,611 0.2%
2014 17,572 0.6%
2013 17,473 -0.5%
2012 17,566 0.3%
2011 17,505 1.9%
2010 17,179 2.3%
2009 16,800 -
Crime/100k Sycamore IL USA
Violent Crime 55.3 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 11.1 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 27.6 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 950.5 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 77.4 306.7 376.0
Larceny 856.6 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 16.6 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Sycamore

White
84.7% (15,008)
African American
3.5% (629)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.3% (407)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (27)
Two Or More
1.0% (185)
Hispanic
8.3% (1,469)
Race Sycamore IL USA
White 84.7% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 3.5% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.3% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Sycamore, Illinois

Less than $10,000
3.6% (64,316)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.5% (61,428)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.9% (140,707)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (145,958)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.5% (186,385)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.6% (347,307)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.3% (288,241)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.2% (323,418)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.7% (136,507)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (78,229)
Income Sycamore IL USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.9% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.5% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.6% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.3% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.2% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.7% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Sycamore

Female
51.8% (9,187)
Male
48.2% (8,538)
Gender Sycamore IL USA
Female 51.8% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sycamore for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (531)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (531)
High School / GED
21.0% (3,722)
Some College
22.0% (3,899)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (2,127)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (4,254)
Master's Degree
12.0% (2,127)
Professional Degree
1.0% (177)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (354)
Education Sycamore IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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