Northern Illinois University

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety

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This campus is safe, with only a few instances of property crime. The most arrests on campus stem from under age drinking and drug related (minor) arrests. The city of DeKalb has around 43,700 people living in its borders, and in that population a total of 1,844 crimes were reported over the course of a year. This actually makes the city 14% safer than other cities in the United States. Statistics show that a person becoming a victim in DeKalb is 1 in 204, which isn’t bad at all considering other cities crime rates nearby, such as Chicago.

Economy and Jobs

Economy and Jobs

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Don’t let the recent economic downturn push you away from the city of DeKalb, Illinois. Their future job growth is predicted to increase by 30% over the next ten years, so that is definitely something to keep in mind. The average household income is around $43,185, which isn’t too bad even if it is slightly under the national average. It’s just the average afterall, not the rule. Most people working in DeKalb find their careers in sales, professional jobs (nursing, education etc) or in an office setting.


We Have 35 Northern Illinois University Apartment Listings

Picture Bedrooms Rent Address Updated
thumbnail 0 - 1 Bed $450 - $550 1400 W Lincoln Highway, Dekalb, IL May 23rd
thumbnail 2 Bed $1,050 1277 Chestnut Street, Dekalb, IL May 23rd
thumbnail 1 - 3 Bed $790 - $1,230 0.13 miles from Northern Illinois University June 13th
thumbnail 2 Bed $735 315 Ash Court, Dekalb, IL May 23rd
thumbnail 2 - 4 Bed $989 - $1,369 0.76 miles from Northern Illinois University June 13th
thumbnail 0 - 1 Bed $570 - $620 1212 Varsity Boulevard, Dekalb, IL May 23rd
1 Bed $550 Varsity Blvd/Annie Glidden, Dekalb, IL May 19th
0 Bed $425 Annie Glidden/None, Dekalb, IL May 19th
thumbnail 2 Bed $725 415 S 2Nd Street, Dekalb, IL May 22nd
thumbnail 0 - 3 Bed $539 - $1,062 807-833 Ridge Drive, Dekalb, IL May 23rd
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Apartment Complexes

Name Bedrooms Price Range
One - Three $650 - $1,005
Two - Three $695 - $860
Two $650
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