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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills median real estate price is $127,614, which is less expensive than 84.4% of Illinois neighborhoods and 90.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills is currently $1,835, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.5% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Belvidere, Illinois.

Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills 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 Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Belvidere, the Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

In the Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 25.3% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 93.5% of the adult residents in the Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 95.7% 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 Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills neighborhood in Belvidere are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 62.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 32.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.8% of U.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 Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills neighborhood, 36.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 32.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.5%), and 8.8% 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 Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 61.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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 Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills neighborhood in Belvidere, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (35.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.4%), among others. In addition, 17.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 Sheffield Green / Sheffield Hills neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (69.1%) 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 (25.3%) . 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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