Found within zip codes: 60126
Popular real estate near Elmhurst, IL (City Center / Elmhurst College)
City Center / Elmhurst College median real estate prices are $392,643, which is more expensive than 94.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 87.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in City Center / Elmhurst College are currently $886, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.6% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
City Center / Elmhurst College is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Elmhurst, Illinois.
City Center / Elmhurst College real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in City Center / Elmhurst College are 6.5%, which is lower than one will find in 60.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in City Center / Elmhurst College 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: Diversity
Did you know that the City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood has more British and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 22.9% have Irish ancestry.Notable & Unique: People
An extraordinary 23.6% of the residents of the City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 2.7% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Illinois. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood, 12.7% 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 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.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 City Center / Elmhurst College 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 88.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 93.4% 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 City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood, 43.2% 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 31.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.7%), and 10.3% 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 City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood in Elmhurst, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.9%) , and residents who report Italian roots (9.7%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.5%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.3% of households.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 City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (71.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (12.7%) and 9.9% 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||$392,643|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Very 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 Single-family homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|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 Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later) and some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Walkable, Hip & Trendy and Urban Sophisticates|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Mixed ages, some College students (people currently attending college), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 10 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Italian ancestry, some Hispanic, some Mexican, some East Asian and some Black|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
HAWTHORNE ELEM SCHOOL
145 WEST ARTHUR ST, ELMHURST, IL 60126
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
8,250 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||75.9||51.3|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||5.4||4.1|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.1||0.3|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||12.0||44.1|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||61.7|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||0.0|
|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|
City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Elmhurst, IL appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
in City Center / Elmhurst College SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Elmhurst 1 in 3174
in Illinois 1 in 233
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
in City Center / Elmhurst College SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Elmhurst 1 in 71
in Illinois 1 in 37
City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood Crime data are subscription only. Elmhurst, IL crime rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
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