Found within zip codes: 60126
Popular real estate near Elmhurst, IL (City Center / Elmhurst College)
City Center / Elmhurst College median real estate prices are $395,194, which is more expensive than 94.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 87.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in City Center / Elmhurst College are currently $943, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.8% 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.
In City Center / Elmhurst College, the current vacancy rate is 3.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in City Center / Elmhurst College 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: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 19.2% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, 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 2.8% 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 highly educated executives.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, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 22.3% have Irish ancestry.
City Center / Elmhurst College is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 12.6% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 15.6% of the City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.8% of America's neighborhoods.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 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 88.8% 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 99.9% of America's neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place. In the City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood, 49.7% 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 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.6%), and 8.6% in manufacturing and laborer 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 City Center / Elmhurst College neighborhood in Elmhurst, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.3%) , and residents who report Italian roots (7.7%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.1%) , along with some English 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 91.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).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 (35.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (68.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (15.6%) and 9.1% 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||$395,194|
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 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 and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Italian ancestry, some Hispanic, some Mexican, some East Asian, some Asian Indian 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 (%)||63.0|
|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|
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National Median 3.9
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in Elmhurst 1 in 3174
in Illinois 1 in 233
National Median 29.1
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in Elmhurst 1 in 71
in Illinois 1 in 37
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