Real Estate Prices and Overview
W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave median real estate prices are $240,873, which is more expensive than 74.2% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 69.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave are currently
$774, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 65.6% of Illinois neighborhoods.
W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave, the current vacancy rate is 1.8%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.9% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Arlington Heights,
the W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave neighborhood has more
Romanian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 10.3% have Russian ancestry.
W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave neighborhood in Arlington Heights are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 52.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 9.0% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 65.0%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave neighborhood, 41.6%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(18.7%), and 17.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave neighborhood in Arlington Heights, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(15.7%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (10.3%) , and residents who report Russian roots (10.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.4%) , along with some Asian ancestry residents (8.3%), among others. In addition, 21.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Russian, Polish and German.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in W Dundee Rd / N Kennicott Ave neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (5.8%) and 5.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.