La Salle is a city located in the Peru - LaSalle metropolitan area, which is part of Illinois, United States.
Most areas in La Salle are quiet, as the streets are generally reasonably calm - although that is not the case around US Highway 51, Interstate 80 or one of the railway lines.
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of La Salle is an important part of its character. This city also has a selection of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the properties in La Salle while the remainder are rented. Most homes in this city were built pre-1960, during its main housing boom.
A portion of home buyers in La Salle may be able to shop for groceries by walking in one of about 10 stores, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. A small number of restaurants are available in La Salle as well. With regards to education, home owners may consider it difficult to reach high schools and primary schools on foot. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
La Salle is an extraordinarily good part of the Peru - LaSalle metropolitan area for traveling by car. Parking is quite easy, and it is a rather short car ride to the nearest highway, such as US Highway 51, from any home in this city. On the other hand, La Salle is not very conducive to walking because running common errands is inconvenient.