Found within zip codes: 60620
Popular real estate near Chicago, IL (S Ashland Ave / W 76th St)
S Ashland Ave / W 76th St median real estate prices are $97,346, which is less expensive than 78.4% of Illinois neighborhoods and 76.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in S Ashland Ave / W 76th St are currently $635, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 59.5% of Illinois neighborhoods.
S Ashland Ave / W 76th St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.
S Ashland Ave / W 76th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.7% in S Ashland Ave / W 76th St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.3% 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 get around.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (30.0% ride the bus) than 98.9% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.
Also, in the S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood, 16.8% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 13.2% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.9% of all American neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood buck this trend. 38.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood has more African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.
S Ashland Ave / W 76th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 14.5% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 35.0% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 80.6% of the residential real estate in the S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.4% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.The Neighbors 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 S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood in Chicago are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 38.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.2% of U.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 S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood, 46.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 34.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (12.7%), and 6.7% 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 S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (4.0%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (4.0%) , and residents who report Mexican roots (1.2%) .The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.3% of households. Some people also speak African languages (3.7%).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 S Ashland Ave / W 76th St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods. However, there is also a significant group of residents (13.2%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (53.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (30.0%) and 16.8% of residents also take the train 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.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$97,346|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Medium cost relative to IL, medium cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings and a few Single-family homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms), some Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969) and some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Walkable and Hip & Trendy|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some College students (people currently attending college), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some Families with children (family households with school-aged children)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 1 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Low income (among the 15% lowest income communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Executive, managerial & professional and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Black, some Hispanic and some Mexican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
405,644 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||8.6||51.3|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||3.2||4.1|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.4||0.3|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||75.5||44.1|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||7.8|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||38.2|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO IL*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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