Real Estate Prices and Overview
W Saint Charles Rd / S Il median real estate prices are $353,172, which is more expensive than 91.5% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 83.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in W Saint Charles Rd / S Il are currently
$921, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 46.4% of Illinois neighborhoods.
W Saint Charles Rd / S Il is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Elmhurst, Illinois.
W Saint Charles Rd / S Il 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 W Saint Charles Rd / S Il neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
In W Saint Charles Rd / S Il, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.3% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W Saint Charles Rd / S Il
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
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
W Saint Charles Rd / S Il neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
W Saint Charles Rd / S Il community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the W Saint Charles Rd / S Il 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 98.4%
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 urban sophisticates and college students.
Also, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But
in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis reveals that 30.1% of the adults here have
earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a
higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in
95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American
neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are
highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Saint Charles Rd / S Il neighborhood has more
Greek and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 0.5% have Yugoslav ancestry.
W Saint Charles Rd / S Il is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.6% of the 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 Saint Charles Rd / S Il 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 89.6% 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
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 W Saint Charles Rd / S Il neighborhood, 53.6%
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 25.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(11.5%), and 8.6% 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 Saint Charles Rd / S Il neighborhood in Elmhurst, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(17.3%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (13.3%) , and residents who report Irish roots (11.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.9%) , along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.
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 Saint Charles Rd / S Il
neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
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 Saint Charles Rd / S Il neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.9% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (10.5%) and 7.2% 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.