Real Estate Prices and Overview
County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd median real estate prices are $431,845, which is more expensive than 95.2% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 89.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd are currently
$1,698, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.5%
of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Northbrook, Illinois.
County Line Rd / Waukegan 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 County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd, the current vacancy rate is 2.0%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.1% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Northbrook,
the County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 2.5% have Greek ancestry.
County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
If you are planning to retire in Illinois, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Illinois,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 97.3% of neighborhoods in
IL. If a Illinois retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
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 County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd neighborhood in Northbrook are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 81.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 1.7% 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 85.8%
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 County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd neighborhood, 54.7%
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 28.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(11.9%), and 5.2% 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 County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd neighborhood in Northbrook, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(11.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.5%) , and residents who report Asian roots (7.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.0%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.0%), among others. In addition, 20.7% 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 County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Russian, Korean and Hebrew.
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 County Line Rd / Waukegan Rd neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.7% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (82.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.