Georgetown / Lorlyn median real estate price is $332,677, which is more expensive than 67.2% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 51.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Georgetown / Lorlyn is currently $1,797, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.1% of Illinois neighborhoods.
Georgetown / Lorlyn is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Batavia, Illinois.
Georgetown / Lorlyn real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Georgetown / Lorlyn neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in Georgetown / Lorlyn are 4.1%, which is lower than one will find in 73.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Georgetown / Lorlyn is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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 Batavia, the Georgetown / Lorlyn neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the Georgetown / Lorlyn neighborhood has more Swedish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 5.0% have Scottish ancestry.
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 Georgetown / Lorlyn neighborhood in Batavia are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.2% 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 58.7% 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 Georgetown / Lorlyn neighborhood, 50.2% 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 23.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.8%), and 12.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Georgetown / Lorlyn neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.2%).
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 Georgetown / Lorlyn neighborhood in Batavia, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report English roots (15.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (11.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.9%), 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 Georgetown / Lorlyn neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (70.8%) 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 (11.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.