Real Estate Prices and Overview
Bloomington Heights median real estate prices are $206,189, which is more expensive than 65.3% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 62.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Bloomington Heights are currently
$742, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 53.4% of Illinois neighborhoods.
Bloomington Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Bloomington, Illinois.
Bloomington Heights real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four 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 Bloomington Heights neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.8% in
Bloomington Heights. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 52.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
A majority of the adults in the Bloomington Heights neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Illinois by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.6%
of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and families with school-aged children.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Bloomington Heights neighborhood. A whopping 47.3% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
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 Bloomington Heights neighborhood in Bloomington are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 89.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 1.9% 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 85.5%
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 Bloomington Heights neighborhood, 47.5%
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 26.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(13.9%), and 11.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Bloomington Heights neighborhood in Bloomington, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(20.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.0%) , and residents who report Irish roots (6.5%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.9%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Bloomington Heights
neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% of households.
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 Bloomington Heights neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.2% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (89.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.