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 Pfingsten Rd / Walters 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 Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood is wealthier than 98.9%
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,
Pfingsten Rd / Walters 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 Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 99.5% 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 Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 76.0% 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
98.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood has more
Russian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 3.0% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Furthermore, this Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.4% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 97.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.8% of neighborhoods in America.