Real Estate Prices and Overview
Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd median real estate prices are $422,404, which is more expensive than 94.7% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 89.0% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd are currently
$2,066, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.5%
of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Northbrook, Illinois.
Dundee Rd / Sanders 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 Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.6% in
Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 53.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd neighborhood has more
Russian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 2.3% have Eastern European ancestry.
Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% 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, Dundee Rd / Sanders 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 96.3% 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 urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 67.0% 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
95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd neighborhood in Northbrook 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 93.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 1.3% 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 87.4%
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 Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd neighborhood, 52.8%
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 20.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(19.7%), and 6.7% 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 Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd neighborhood in Northbrook, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Russian
(15.7%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (11.7%) , and residents who report Polish roots (10.7%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.8%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (3.2%), among others. In addition, 25.8% 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 Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 66.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, Russian, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and Polish.
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 Dundee Rd / Sanders Rd neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.7% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (82.3%) 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 (9.2%) and 8.0% of residents also take the train 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.