Harbor Springs / Columbia Station median real estate price is $354,154, which is more expensive than 72.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 55.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Harbor Springs / Columbia Station is currently $3,637, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Harbor Springs / Columbia Station is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Aurora, Illinois.
Harbor Springs / Columbia Station 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 Harbor Springs / Columbia Station neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Harbor Springs / Columbia Station, the current vacancy rate is 1.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Harbor Springs / Columbia Station is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Harbor Springs / Columbia Station neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, the Harbor Springs / Columbia Station neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 93.6% of Illinois neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, urban sophisticates and college students.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Harbor Springs / Columbia Station neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 12.8% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 12.3% of the Harbor Springs / Columbia Station neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.5% of America's neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Harbor Springs / Columbia Station neighborhood has more Romanian and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 1.3% have Lithuanian ancestry.
Harbor Springs / Columbia Station 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.
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 Harbor Springs / Columbia Station 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 91.5% 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 Harbor Springs / Columbia Station 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 16.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.3%), and 12.1% 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 Harbor Springs / Columbia Station neighborhood is English, spoken by 65.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Langs. of India and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Harbor Springs / Columbia Station neighborhood in Aurora, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (24.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.0%), and residents who report Mexican roots (14.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (14.1%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (11.4%), among others. In addition, 24.9% 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 Harbor Springs / Columbia Station neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (12.8%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (62.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (12.3%) and 5.9% 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.