Berwyn, IL (Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave)




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About Berwyn, IL (Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave median real estate price is $196,195, which is more expensive than 57.6% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 52.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave is currently $1,000, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.3% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Berwyn, Illinois.

Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave has a 11.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 62.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.3% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Illinois.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 68.2% of the residential real estate in the Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.5% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave (22.8%) than in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 54.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 57.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave neighborhood in Berwyn are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 24.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave neighborhood, 33.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 25.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.6%), and 20.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave neighborhood in Berwyn, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (54.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.2%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (4.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.5%), among others. In addition, 26.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 57.6% of households. Some people also speak English (39.9%).

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 Cermak Rd / Clarence Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (27.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (66.4%) 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 (22.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Berwyn 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Berwyn 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

J S MORTON HSD 201


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
J Sterling Morton Freshman Cntr
1801 S 55 Th Ave
Cicero, IL, 60804
09-09
J Sterling Morton East High Sch
2423 S Austin Blvd
Cicero, IL, 60804
10-12
J Sterling Morton West High Sch
2400 Home Ave
Berwyn, IL, 60402
09-12
J Sterling Morton Alternative Sch
1874 S 54 Th Ave
Cicero, IL, 60804
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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BERWYN SOUTH SD 100


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Heritage Middle School
6850 31 St St
Berwyn, IL, 60402
06-08
Emerson Elem School
3105 Clinton Ave
Berwyn, IL, 60402
PK-05
Irving Elem School
3501 Clinton Ave
Berwyn, IL, 60402
PK-05
Komensky Elem School
2515 Cuyler Ave
Berwyn, IL, 60402
KG-05
Hiawatha Elem School
6539 26 Th St
Berwyn, IL, 60402
PK-05
Freedom Middle School
3016 Ridgeland Ave
Berwyn, IL, 60402
06-08
Piper School
2435 Kenilworth Ave
Berwyn, IL, 60402
KG-05
Pershing Elem School
6537 37 Th St
Berwyn, IL, 60402
KG-05

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