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Senior housing types near Park Forest, IL

  • Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields

    Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields

    3633 Breakers Dr, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
    (33)
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    Just 30 minutes south of Chicago, Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields provides a highly personalized approach to care, including independent and assisted living tailored to resident needs and abilities. Here, you have a choice of unique ranch-style townhome villas with two-car garages, front porches, and...

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  • Waterford Estates

    Waterford Estates

    17400 S Kedzie Rd., Hazel Crest, IL 60429
    (69)
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    The essence of Waterford Estates is best described in three words: understanding, care, and community. Waterford Estates is located near I57 & I80, on 12 beautiful acres with private walking paths, two ponds and scenic views. Our campus offers those age 62+ independence, privacy, security,...

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  • Elevate South Holland

    Elevate South Holland

    16300 Louis Avenue, South Holland, IL 60473
    (18)
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    Elevate Senior Living in South Holland is a close-knit retirement community with independent living, assisted living, and memory care. As a member of the Elevate Housing Foundation, our philosophy is rooted in effective, resident-centered and life-changing senior living. Being a nonprofit...

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  • Hanover Place

    Hanover Place

    16851 S Harlem Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477
    (14)
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    Hanover Place Senior living is a pet-friendly retirement community for seniors age 55 and over in the Chicago metropolitan area. Our private one-bedroom apartments allow seniors to maintain an active, independent lifestyle in their retirement years while taking advantage of our amenities. Our...

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  • Heartis Village of Orland Park

    Heartis Village of Orland Park

    7420 West 159th Street, Orland Park, IL 60462
    (3)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Heartis Village Orland Park community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one....

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  • Clarendale of Mokena

    Clarendale of Mokena

    21536 South Wolf Road, Mokena, IL 60448
    (78)
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    Clarendale of Mokena is the only senior living community in The Village of Mokena, Ill. It is also the newest such community in the greater market area to offer three integrated lifestyle options under one roof - residential living, assisted living and memory care. Clarendale of Mokena creates an...

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  • Senior Suites of Fay's Point

    Senior Suites of Fay's Point

    13201 South Ashland Avenue, Blue Island, IL 60406
    (11)
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    Senior Suites of Fay’s Point is a top rated, pet-friendly independent living community for seniors 62 and older in the greater Chicago area. Situated along Little Calumet River and the Cal Sag Channel, we provide a serene and comfortable environment and convenient location so seniors can maximize...

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  • Senior Suites of Hegewisch

    Senior Suites of Hegewisch

    13550 South Avenue O, Chicago, IL 60633
    (4)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Clarendale of Schererville

    Clarendale of Schererville

    7770 Burr St, Schererville, IN 46375
    (31)
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    Clarendale of Schererville is a top pet-friendly senior community in the Chicago metro area, providing independent living assisted living and memory care for our residents. Our convenient and comfortable suburban location features 177 units and is designed with seniors’ comfort and well-being in...

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  • Senior Suites of Washington Heights

    Senior Suites of Washington Heights

    848 West 103rd Street, Chicago, IL 60643
    (4)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Marian Village

    Marian Village

    15624 Marian Drive, Homer Glen, IL 60491
    (4)
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    Looking for senior housing near you? Situated on 80 sprawling acres in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, Marian Village in Homer Glen, Illinois offers easy living that is enriching and inspiring. Our Catholic senior living community welcomes people of all faiths as our focus is truly on your...

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  • Senior Suites of Chatham

    Senior Suites of Chatham

    8300 South Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60619
    (5)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Senior Suites of Auburn Gresham

    Senior Suites of Auburn Gresham

    1050 West 79th Street, Chicago, IL 60620
    (11)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Senior Suites of Marquette Village

    Senior Suites of Marquette Village

    7430 South Rockwell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629
    (4)
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    Senior Suites offers affordable, high quality apartments homes with specially-designed amenities to meet the needs of Chicago's older adults, those 62 years of age and better.

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  • Jackson Park Supportive Living

    Jackson Park Supportive Living

    1448 E 75th St, Chicago, IL 60619
    (3)
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    The Jackson Park Supportive Living Facility was created to provide a safe, comfortable, and supportive living environment for individuals age 22-64 years old offering the highest level of service and expertise while maintaining the individual's independence. Our apartments are designed to provide a...

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  • Senior Suites of Rainbow Beach

    Senior Suites of Rainbow Beach

    2804 East 77th Place, Chicago, IL 60649
    (15)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Autumn Green at Midway Village

    Autumn Green at Midway Village

    6700 South Keating Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629
    (39)
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    Don't let our value prices fool you -- Autumn Green is a beautiful community!   Autumn Green at Midway Village offers full-service rental retirement living at a mid-range price for persons aged 62+ OR For-sale condominiums for persons aged 55+ in the adjacent Midway Village...

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  • Franciscan Village

    Franciscan Village

    1270 Village Drive, Lemont, IL 60439
    (16)
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    Take a deep breath and imagine what your everyday life could be if you eliminate having to prepare and cook meals and significantly reduce your housekeeping duties. How would you like being able to walk to Mass, a gorgeous outdoor stations of the cross devotion, a fine restaurant, bistro, gift...

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  • Senior Suites Midway Village

    Senior Suites Midway Village

    6800 S. Keating Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629
    (13)
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    Senior Suites of Midway Village is a welcoming, secure independent living community in Chicago for seniors ages 62 and over. We provide the opportunity for seniors to forego home maintenance chores in favor of private apartments with housekeeping in a convenient location. We want our residents to...

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  • Senior Suites of South Shore

    Senior Suites of South Shore

    2355 East 67th Street, Chicago, IL 60649
    (21)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Senior Suites of Joliet

    Senior Suites of Joliet

    215 North Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432
    (8)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Senior Suites Gage Park

    Senior Suites Gage Park

    3244 West 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60629
    (6)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Burr Ridge Senior Living

    Burr Ridge Senior Living

    16W301 91st Street, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (1)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. At Burr Ridge Senior Living, we...

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  • Senior Suites of Garfield Ridge

    Senior Suites of Garfield Ridge

    5839 South Harlem Avenue, Chicago, IL 60638
    (12)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Montgomery Place

    Montgomery Place

    5550 S Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637
    (1)
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    Montgomery Place is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with a range of living options. Located in Chicago's historic Hyde Park, with spectacular views of Lake Michigan, there's something for everyone here! Modern apartments support active lifestyles and Independent Living. Assisted Living...

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  • Senior Suites of New City

    Senior Suites of New City

    4845 South Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60609
    (7)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Senior Star at Weber Place

    Senior Star at Weber Place

    605 South Edward Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446
    (100)
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    Welcome to Senior Star at Weber Place! Weber Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Romeoville, Illinois. Inside Weber Place, residents gather for fellowship and fun in our multiple activity venues, private dining rooms, billiards and shuffleboard areas, and...

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  • Bickford of Bourbonnais

    Bickford of Bourbonnais

    100 Jones Drive, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (13)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • La Grange Pointe

    La Grange Pointe

    51 East Cossitt, La Grange, IL 60525
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    Nestled in the heart of downtown La Grange, Illinois, LaGrange Pointe is the very best in Senior Living! LaGrange Pointe is a unique living experience geared for independent seniors who value their freedom of choice. A unique concept in senior living, LaGrange is an upscale retirement community that...

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  • Palos Heights Senior Living (IL Now Open)

    7100 West College Drive, Palos Heights, IL 60463
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Nestled in the trees next to the...

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  • Wrightwood Senior Apartments

    2815 W. 79th St., Chicago, IL 60652
    (2)
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    Wrightwood Senior Apartments are located in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, one of the most exciting cities in the United States. With a population of over three million people, Chicago is buzzing with life and opportunities. Wrightwood Senior Apartments offer convenience and comfort in a healthy...

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  • Hyde Park Apartments

    5330 South Harper, Chicago, IL 60615
    (1)
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    Located in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Hyde Park Apartments is a senior apartment situated in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The state of the art building is surrounded by magnificent views such as Lake Michigan. A lot of amenities surround the apartments such as the Promontory and Harold Washington...

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  • Drexel Horizon

    3443 S 55th Avenue, Cicero, IL 60804
    (1)
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    Drexel Horizon is located Cicero, Illinois which is a town in Cook County. This area is a serene environment that allows residents to relax and interact with each other. The community offers independent living that enables residents to enjoy a stress-free life. A live in Maintenance couple oversee...

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  • Golden Years Retirement Home

    7848 Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534
    (4)
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    Golden Years Retirement Home is an independent living community located in the beautiful village of Lyons, Cook County, Illinois, just 14 miles from the City of Chicago. Our vibrant community is located near the great Des Plain-es River and the historic Cream City Amusement Park both of which are...

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  • Windsor Place

    42 S Ashland Ave, La Grange, IL 60525
    (6)
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    Windsor Place is a senior housing community of 55 and over residents and is located in the historic and vibrant city of La Grange, Cook County, Illinois. A drive away from luscious woods and parks, Windsor Place is the perfect setting for anyone looking for a peaceful and relaxing home. Surrounded...

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  • Wittenberg Village

    Wittenberg Village

    1200 E. Luther Dr, Crown Point, IN 46307
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  • Tinley Court Catered Senior Living

    16301 S Brementowne Rd, Tinley Park, IL 60477
    (31)
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  • Pullman Senior Suites

    15 E 112th Pl, Chicago, IL 60619
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  • New Lenox Horizon

    1101 South Cedar Road, New Lenox, IL 60451
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  • West Pullman School Senior Community

    11917 S. Parnell, Chicago, IL 60628
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  • Crown Point Christian Village

    6685 E 117th Ave, Crown Point, IN 46307
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  • Midway Pointe

    5011 W 47th St, Chicago, IL 60638
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Park Forest, Illinois

Independent Living

For seniors who wish to live primarily without assistance but wish for the assistance of having daily tasks and responsibilities maintained by professionalls, an Independent Living Community might be the perfect choice. Basic chores such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is maintained, allowing residents the autonomy to use their time as they see fit, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Typically consisting of a private living space and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but with none of the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and more time can be spent with them with the basic maintenance of daily tasks out of the way. While policies vary between communities, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always enlist the services of private care providers. There are a number of advantages and expenditures to balance while choosing an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in your plan: initial assessment fee, housekeeping, private phone, transportation, cable TV, wellness program, meals, and internet access. The luxuries associated with independent living include security guards, concierge services, golf course, game/TV room, community activities, fitness center & swimming pool, beauty salon & barber shop, and healthcare center.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the major factor when selecting what community works best. Park Forest has a median home value of around $59,581 and the median cost of rent is around $865 per month per month. The rent burden for Park Forest is around 17.8% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 46.2% are male and 53.8% are female. The median age of Park Forest is 39 years old. In Park Forest, 5.8% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In Park Forest, 6.6% are widows, 61.7% participate in the labor force, 16.0% live in poverty, and 7.6% do not have health insurance. Demographically, Park Forest is 0.0% Native American, 6.2% Hispanic, 0.4% Asian, 3.3% mixed race, 28.1% white, 3.3% other or not specified, 64.9% black, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. The current population of Park Forest consists of 21,682 people. Park Forest has a population density of 1,687 people per square mile. In terms of education, 26.7% have a college degree, 10.2% have a graduate degree, and 24.3% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

In total, Illinois has 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Illinois are Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. The state of Illinois has a cost of living index of 95.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 94.2 and a housing index rating of 87.2. The natural beauty of Illinois is ranked 43rd in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Illinois citizen is ranked 35th nation-wide. Additionally, Illinois is ranked 22nd by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 34% of Illinois's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 12,453 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. Illinois experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. While residents of Illinois mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Illinois can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Illinois

The state of Illinois has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of bloodroot, blazing star, viola pedata, and aromatic aster. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyote, the American black bear, the American pygmy shrew, or the eastern red bat. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.