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 49.4% 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
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a 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
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
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
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
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
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
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.