Real Estate Prices and Overview
Black Rd / Plainfield Rd median real estate prices are $162,920, which is more expensive than 50.6% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 50.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Black Rd / Plainfield Rd are currently
$920, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.4%
of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Black Rd / Plainfield Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Joliet, Illinois.
Black Rd / Plainfield Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Black Rd / Plainfield Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in Black Rd / Plainfield Rd are 4.5%,
which is lower than one will find in 79.6% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Black Rd / Plainfield Rd
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
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Black Rd / Plainfield Rd neighborhood has more
Croatian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 2.6% have Slovak ancestry.
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 Black Rd / Plainfield Rd
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 97.4% 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 Black Rd / Plainfield Rd
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 Black Rd / Plainfield Rd neighborhood in Joliet are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 84.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 4.2% 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 78.1%
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 Black Rd / Plainfield Rd neighborhood, 45.7%
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 22.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(17.1%), and 14.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Black Rd / Plainfield Rd neighborhood in Joliet, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(20.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.5%) , and residents who report Mexican roots (10.3%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.2%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.2%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Black Rd / Plainfield Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.0%).
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 Black Rd / Plainfield Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.3% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.