Oswego, Illinois

Population 31,332

Oswego is located in Kendall County, IL. The population is 31,332, making Oswego the largest city in Kendall County.

There are 17 public schools in Oswego with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Oswego is low , and there are 17 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Oswego is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Oswego property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Oswego include Oswego Township, Boulder Hill and Montgomery.

Oswego Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 53.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 41.3%

Crime Rate

61.73% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 31
  • Violent Crimes: 62
  • Robbery: 11
  • Burglary: 65
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 904

Registered Offenders

73.36% Lower than national avg.
  • 17 offenders in Oswego
  • 5.43 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

51 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 47


Moderate 3.5%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 4.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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17 Public Schools view public schools

There are 17 K-12 public schools in Oswego, IL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Oswego's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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17 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Oswego, IL

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$269,900 compared to July 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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182 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Oswego, IL issued 182 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 182 permits, 119 were issued for single family homes and 63 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Oswego, IL issued 226 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $996
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,038
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,336
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,886
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,278

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Environmental Hazards

51 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (217/259)
    Oswego, IL has 83.78% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Oswego, IL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.3 Average
    Oswego, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 20.3°
  • February 24.97°
  • March 38.63°
  • April 48.88°
  • May 59.87°
  • June 69.43°
  • July 72.62°
  • August 69.94°
  • September 62.78°
  • October 51.4°
  • November 39.5°
  • December 25.9°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Oswego, IL

Oswego, IL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Oswego, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Oswego, IL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Oswego, IL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Oswego, IL: $97,537


Unemployment in Oswego is 3.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.0% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 26.87%
White Collar - 73.13%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • Bill Foster
  • Randy Hultgren

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

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1 Cemetery view all

4 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Oswego, IL

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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