Found within zip codes: 60629
Popular real estate near Chicago, IL (S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St)
S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St median real estate prices are $171,366, which is more expensive than 53.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 54.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St are currently $689, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 51.7% of Illinois neighborhoods.
S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.
S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes 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 Kedzie Ave / W 55th 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.
In S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St, the current vacancy rate is 4.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St 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 S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 84.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 85.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St (30.8%) than in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (54.0%) than are found in 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 46.1% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 98.2% of American neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 28,067 people per square mile living here. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.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 S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood in Chicago are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 69.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 28.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 74.3% 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 S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood, 46.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 36.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (9.0%), and 7.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (84.1%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (1.9%) , and residents who report Polish roots (1.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (1.4%) . In addition, 54.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 85.1% of households. Some people also speak English (13.0%).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 Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (52.6%) 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 (30.8%) and 10.7% of residents also ride the bus 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||$171,366|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Medium cost relative to IL, medium cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Densely urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Small apartment buildings and a few Complexes/high rise apartments|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no 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, Urban Sophisticates and Hip & Trendy|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Mixed ages|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 1 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Lower middle income (somewhat below average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Manufacturing & Laborers, some Sales & Service workers, some Executive, managerial & professional and some Clerical, assistants & technical support|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Hispanic, some Mexican, some Black, some White (non-Hispanic), some Puerto Rican and some Irish ancestry|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly Spanish speaking and some 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 (%)||6.8|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||28.8|
|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|
S Kedzie Ave / W 55th St neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Chicago, IL appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
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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