Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest median real estate price is $278,678, which is more expensive than 59.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 44.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest is currently $1,986, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Antioch, Illinois.
Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest has a 13.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 73.4% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (12.9%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 get around.
Did you know that the Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest neighborhood has more Polish and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 6.0% have Swedish ancestry.
Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest neighborhood in Antioch are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.6% 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 54.8% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest neighborhood, 35.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 33.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.2%), and 13.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
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 Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest neighborhood in Antioch, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (32.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.4%), and residents who report Polish roots (13.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.2%), among others.
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 Channel Lake Bluffs / Woodcrest neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (76.8%) 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 (13.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.