Leaf River, IL

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Leaf River Profile


Overview

Leaf River is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 406 people and just one neighborhood, Leaf River is the 763rd largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Leaf River was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Leaf River is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.51% of the Leaf River workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Leaf River is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leaf River who work in office and administrative support (13.17%), healthcare suport services (11.22%), and food service (6.83%).

Also of interest is that Leaf River has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Leaf River’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

One downside of living in Leaf River, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.47 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small village, Leaf River does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Leaf River Demographics

The citizens of Leaf River are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.70% of adults in Leaf River have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Leaf River in 2018 was $27,898, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,592 for a family of four. However, Leaf River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Leaf River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leaf River residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Leaf River include German, Irish, Swedish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Leaf River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Leaf River, IL HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Byron High School 9-12
696 N Colfax St
Byron, IL 61010
09-12
Byron Middle School
325 N Colfax St
Byron, IL 61010
06-08
David L Rahn Jr High School
105 W Brayton Rd
Mount Morris, IL 61054
07-08
Mary Morgan Elem School
420 N Colfax St
Byron, IL 61010
PK-05
Oregon Elem School
1150 Jefferson St
Oregon, IL 61061
PK-06
Oregon High School
210 S 10th St
Oregon, IL 61061
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

BYRON CUSD 226


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.4% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.6% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.7% 2.0%

Educational Expenditures

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OREGON CUSD 220


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.9% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 41.9% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 2.0%

Educational Expenditures

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FORRESTVILLE VALLEY CUSD 221


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.6% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.4% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 2.0%

Educational Expenditures

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