Real Estate Prices and Overview
E Cook St / S 11Th St median real estate prices are $27,910, which is less expensive than 99.8% of Illinois neighborhoods
and 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in E Cook St / S 11Th St are currently
$728, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 55.1% of Illinois neighborhoods.
E Cook St / S 11Th St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Springfield, Illinois.
E Cook St / S 11Th St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the E Cook St / S 11Th St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
E Cook St / S 11Th St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.5%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.3% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Springfield,
the E Cook St / S 11Th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
The E Cook St / S 11Th St neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (76.2%) than found in
98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the E Cook St / S 11Th St neighborhood has more single mother
households than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the E Cook St / S 11Th St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.9% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the E Cook St / S 11Th St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 3.6% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the E Cook St / S 11Th St neighborhood buck
22.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the E Cook St / S 11Th St neighborhood in Springfield are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 93.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 76.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.8%
of U.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 E Cook St / S 11Th St neighborhood, 44.5%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 27.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(17.2%), and 10.9% in executive, management, and professional 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 E Cook St / S 11Th St neighborhood in Springfield, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(2.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (1.7%) , and residents who report Mexican roots (1.6%) .
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the E Cook St / S 11Th St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.9% of households.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in E Cook St / S 11Th St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (56.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (17.2%) and 16.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.