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: 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 97.7%
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, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Illinois. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.6% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Illinois. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 70.9% of the adults living in the
Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.0%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood has more
Romanian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 2.6% have Eastern European ancestry.
Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 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 98.7% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, 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.
Also of note, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.6% of all American neighborhoods.