Real Estate Prices and Overview
E North Ave / N Willow Rd median real estate prices are $343,461, which is more expensive than 90.6% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 82.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in E North Ave / N Willow Rd are currently
$924, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 45.9% of Illinois neighborhoods.
E North Ave / N Willow Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Elmhurst, Illinois.
E North Ave / N Willow Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 E North Ave / N Willow Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
In E North Ave / N Willow Rd, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.8% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in E North Ave / N Willow Rd
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
If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the
theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner,
than you're in good company with the people of the E North Ave / N Willow Rd
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 99.0% of neighborhoods across the
country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own.
They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes,
cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates
live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big
city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial
patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you,
than you'll certainly feel right at home in the E North Ave / N Willow Rd
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E North Ave / N Willow Rd neighborhood has more
Irish and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 9.2% have Polish ancestry.
E North Ave / N Willow Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.7% 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 15.7% of the
E North Ave / N Willow Rd neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 95.8% of America's
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 E North Ave / N Willow Rd 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 92.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 2.7% 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 82.6%
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 E North Ave / N Willow Rd neighborhood, 58.1%
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 19.5% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(12.0%), and 10.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the E North Ave / N Willow Rd neighborhood in Elmhurst, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(23.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.9%) , and residents who report Italian roots (10.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.2%) , along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.5%), among others. In addition, 11.7% 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 E North Ave / N Willow Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Spanish and South Asian languages.
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 E North Ave / N Willow Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.1% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (73.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (15.7%) and 8.3% 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.