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Real Estate Prices & Overview

East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach median real estate price is $357,523, which is more expensive than 70.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 54.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach is currently $1,641, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.7% of Illinois neighborhoods.

East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Antioch, Illinois.

East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.0% in East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 44.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Antioch, the East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Diversity

Did you know that the East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach neighborhood has more Swiss and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 1.0% have Romanian ancestry.

East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% 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 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach neighborhood in Antioch 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 87.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.6% 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 73.5% 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 East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach neighborhood, 39.8% 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 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.4%), and 10.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.7% of households. Some people also speak Korean (2.2%).

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 East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach neighborhood in Antioch, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.2%), and residents who report Polish roots (8.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.

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 East Loon Lake Shore / Loon Lake Beach neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.9%) 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 (5.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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