Real Estate Prices and Overview
W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave median real estate prices are $325,299, which is more expensive than 88.4% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 80.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave are currently
$2,066, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.1%
of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Elmhurst, Illinois.
W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Real estate vacancies in W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave are 6.4%,
which is lower than one will find in 67.4% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave
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
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: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Illinois. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.2% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Illinois. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children , urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave neighborhood has more
Dutch and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 18.4% have Irish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.2% of all American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.7% of neighborhoods in America.
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 W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave neighborhood in Elmhurst 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 94.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 11.4% 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 59.3%
of America'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 W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave neighborhood, 51.4%
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 26.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(14.7%), and 7.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave neighborhood in Elmhurst, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(18.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.2%) , and residents who report Italian roots (10.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.6%) , along with some Dutch ancestry residents (4.9%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.0%).
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 W Butterfield Rd / S Prospect Ave neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.5% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (81.4%) 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 (8.2%) and 7.2% 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.