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Top-Rated Des Plaines Public Schools

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Central Elementary School
Devonshire School
Iroquois Community School
South Elementary School
Apollo Elementary School
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Friendship Jr High School

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Forest Elementary School

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What's it like to live in Des Plaines?

Des PlainesIllinoisU.S.
Median household income $60,180 $54,685 $50,935
Median home price $180,400 $163,100 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)108% 101% 100%
Unemployment 10% 10% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)364
Days per year with some sun: 187
Days per year with some precipitation: 126
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 58,364
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