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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Dana Point / Hatlen Heights median real estate price is $339,498, which is more expensive than 60.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 45.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Dana Point / Hatlen Heights is currently $3,280, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Dana Point / Hatlen Heights is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Dana Point / Hatlen Heights 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 Dana Point / Hatlen Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.1% in Dana Point / Hatlen Heights. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Dana Point / Hatlen Heights neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Dana Point / Hatlen Heights community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Dana Point / Hatlen Heights is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.7% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Illinois, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Illinois.

Diversity

Did you know that the Dana Point / Hatlen Heights neighborhood has more Croatian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 2.7% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Dana Point / Hatlen Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% 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 Dana Point / Hatlen Heights neighborhood in Arlington Heights are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 75.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Dana Point / Hatlen Heights neighborhood, 47.9% 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 20.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.7%), and 13.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

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 Dana Point / Hatlen Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 70.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish and Greek.

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 Dana Point / Hatlen Heights neighborhood in Arlington Heights, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.1%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (14.1%), and residents who report Italian roots (13.1%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (10.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (9.1%), among others. In addition, 22.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Dana Point / Hatlen Heights neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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