Real Estate Prices and Overview
W North Ave / N West Ave median real estate prices are $344,001, which is more expensive than 90.5% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 82.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in W North Ave / N West Ave are currently
$901, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 49.2% of Illinois neighborhoods.
W North Ave / N West Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Elmhurst, Illinois.
W North Ave / N West Ave 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 owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the W North Ave / N West Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
In W North Ave / N West Ave, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.6% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W North Ave / N West Ave
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
W North Ave / N West Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, a majority of the adults in the W North Ave / N West Ave neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Illinois by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.5%
of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W North Ave / N West Ave neighborhood has more
Romanian and British ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 2.9% have British ancestry.
W North Ave / N West Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 W North Ave / N West 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 92.6% 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
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 W North Ave / N West Ave neighborhood, 50.0%
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 27.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(12.3%), and 10.0% 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 W North Ave / N West Ave neighborhood in Elmhurst, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian
(14.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.3%) , and residents who report German roots (12.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.3%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.3%), among others. In addition, 12.8% 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 W North Ave / N West Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in W North Ave / N West Ave neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (6.7%) and 6.5% 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.