Real Estate Prices and Overview
Sauganash median real estate prices are $391,834, which is more expensive than 93.3% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 86.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Sauganash are currently
$789, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 47.5% of Illinois neighborhoods.
Sauganash is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Chicago, Illinois.
Sauganash real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Sauganash neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in Sauganash are 5.5%,
which is lower than one will find in 73.3% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Sauganash
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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
Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would
purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them
regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets
to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't
do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy
and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in
the Sauganash neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 99.7% of neighborhoods
across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane
tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy,
educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or
not they live in or near a big city.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Sauganash neighborhood has more
Greek and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 0.7% have Armenian ancestry.
Sauganash is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 12.4% of the
Sauganash neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 95.0% of America's
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 Sauganash 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 93.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 7.3% 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 69.4%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Sauganash neighborhood, 47.2%
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 31.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(12.4%), and 11.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Sauganash neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(14.9%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (14.2%) , and residents who report German roots (10.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.0%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 19.6% 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 Sauganash
neighborhood is English, spoken by 70.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese, Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) 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 Sauganash neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.0% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (69.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (12.4%) and 12.0% 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.