Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley median real estate price is $309,164, which is more expensive than 63.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 47.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley is currently $3,137, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Aurora, Illinois.
Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
In Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Aurora, the Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 34.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
The Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley neighborhood stands out within Illinois for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.3% of college-friendly places to live in IL. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.
Did you know that the Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 3.8% have Yugoslav ancestry.
Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley neighborhood in Aurora 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 86.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.8% 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 66.0% 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 Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley neighborhood, 56.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 17.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.8%), and 9.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Langs. of India and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).
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 Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley neighborhood in Aurora, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.9%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (14.2%), and residents who report Italian roots (14.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.6%), among others. In addition, 16.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Amber Fields / Lakewood Valley neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (28.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (70.3%) 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 (6.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.