Zion, Illinois

Population 24,409

Zion is located in Lake County, IL. The population is 24,409, making Zion the 8th largest city in Lake County.

There are 10 public schools in Zion with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Zion is high , and there are 0 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Zion is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Zion property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Zion include Zion Township, Beach Park and Winthrop Harbor.

Zion Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 18.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15%

Crime Rate

22.94% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 351
  • Violent Crimes: 550
  • Robbery: 106
  • Burglary: 406
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Zion
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

119 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 114


High 11.1%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 7.8%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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10 Public Schools view public schools

There are 10 K-12 public schools in Zion, IL and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Zion's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.
1 Private School

Our Saviors Lutheran School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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0 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

  • Good news! No offenders found in Zion, IL.

Crime Index view report

*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 Zion, IL

Property Reports view all

Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$177,450 compared to May 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2012, the city of Zion, IL issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2011, the city of Zion, IL issued 2 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: $955
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,075
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,245
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,585
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,885

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Environmental Hazards

119 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (239/243)
    Zion, IL has 98.35% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Zion, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.03 Average
    Zion, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 23.13°
  • February 25.72°
  • March 36.58°
  • April 46.4°
  • May 61.4°
  • June 65.06°
  • July 72.42°
  • August 72.56°
  • September 62.37°
  • October 52.23°
  • November 40.62°
  • December 27.73°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Zion, IL

Zion, IL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Zion, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Zion, IL has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Zion, IL has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Zion, IL: $46,735


Unemployment in Zion is 11.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 7.8% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 51.50%
White Collar - 48.50%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Bob Dold

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

12 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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