Popular real estate near Chicago, IL (N Elston Ave / W North Ave)
N Elston Ave / W North Ave median real estate prices are $353,089, which is more expensive than 91.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 83.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in N Elston Ave / W North Ave are currently $869, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 74.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
N Elston Ave / W North Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.
N Elston Ave / W North Ave 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 N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
In N Elston Ave / W North Ave, the current vacancy rate is 3.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in N Elston Ave / W North Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 1.0% have Romanian ancestry.
N Elston Ave / W North Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% 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 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood, 21.7% 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 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, in the N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 13.4% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!Notable & Unique: People
The rate of college educated adults in the N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 65.5% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 89% of the neighborhoods in IL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood could be your paradise. With 23.3% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 5.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.The Neighbors 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 N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood in Chicago 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 89.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.6% of U.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 N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood, 59.7% 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 19.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.2%), and 8.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.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 N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (10.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (6.9%) , and residents who report Mexican roots (5.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (5.6%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.5%), among others. In addition, 10.7% 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 N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.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 N Elston Ave / W North Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (43.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (21.7%) and 13.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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||$353,089|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High cost relative to IL, high 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, some Rowhouses & attached homes 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 Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy, Walkable and Urban Sophisticates|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Mixed ages, some Families with children (family households with school-aged children), some College students (people currently attending college) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 10 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Wealthy (among the 15% most wealthy communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Government employees and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Black, some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic, some Mexican, some East Asian, some Italian ancestry and some Puerto Rican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish 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 (%)||65.5|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||16.6|
|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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National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Chicago 1 in 97
in Illinois 1 in 233
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Chicago 1 in 23
in Illinois 1 in 37
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