Real Estate Prices and Overview
W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave median real estate prices are $513,125, which is more expensive than 97.4% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 92.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave are currently
$1,381, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.6%
of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Elmhurst, Illinois.
W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave are 4.7%,
which is lower than one will find in 78.4% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave
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
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Elmhurst,
the W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave neighborhood is wealthier than 98.0%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
shear amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, 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 W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 99.8% 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 W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives , families with school-aged children and college students.
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 70.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 98.0% of the neighborhoods
Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 71.6% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave neighborhood has more
Irish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 19.4% have Italian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.4% of neighborhoods in America.
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 W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill 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 98.0% 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
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave neighborhood, 48.3%
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 27.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(12.7%), and 11.6% 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 W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave neighborhood in Elmhurst, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(29.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (19.4%) , and residents who report German roots (18.6%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (3.2%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (1.8%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the W Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households.
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 Saint Charles Rd / S Cottage Hill Ave neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.1% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (84.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (10.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.