Berwyn, IL (Ridgeland Ave / 31st St)




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About Berwyn, IL (Ridgeland Ave / 31st St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Ridgeland Ave / 31st St median real estate price is $199,705, which is more expensive than 58.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 52.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Ridgeland Ave / 31st St is currently $1,050, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.8% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Ridgeland Ave / 31st St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Berwyn, Illinois.

Ridgeland Ave / 31st St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Ridgeland Ave / 31st St 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.8% in Ridgeland Ave / 31st St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Berwyn, the Ridgeland Ave / 31st St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Ridgeland Ave / 31st St neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 57.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Ridgeland Ave / 31st St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Ridgeland Ave / 31st St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Ridgeland Ave / 31st St neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.0% of the neighborhoods in IL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Ridgeland Ave / 31st St 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 55.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 25.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Ridgeland Ave / 31st St neighborhood, 31.9% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.3%), and 19.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Ridgeland Ave / 31st St neighborhood in Berwyn, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (57.3%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (7.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (4.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.6%), among others. In addition, 26.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ridgeland Ave / 31st St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 51.8% of households. Some people also speak English (44.5%).

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 Ridgeland Ave / 31st St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.1%) 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 (8.6%) and 6.5% of residents also take the train 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Ridgeland Ave / 31st St 0.101011101001110
Berwyn 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84

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Ridgeland Ave / 31st St 0.101011101001110
Berwyn 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89

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Ridgeland Ave / 31st St 0.101011101001110
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

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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BERWYN SOUTH SD 100


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

School District Enrollment By Group

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