Berwyn, IL (Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave)




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About Berwyn, IL (Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave median real estate price is $202,964, which is more expensive than 60.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 54.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave is currently $1,102, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.2% of Illinois neighborhoods.

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

Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland 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.

Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave has a 16.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.4% 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

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 Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 36.9% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, 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 79.4% of the residential real estate in the Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.4% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 61.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 59.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave 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 86.6% 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 Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland 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 50.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 32.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave neighborhood, 31.5% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.3%), and 17.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave neighborhood in Berwyn, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (61.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (8.8%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (7.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.3%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.4%), among others. In addition, 25.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 59.3% of households. Some people also speak English (38.7%).

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 Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (67.1%) 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 (16.0%) 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave 0.101011101001110
Berwyn 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84

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Illinois 19.89

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Roosevelt Rd / Ridgeland Ave 0.101011101001110
Berwyn 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

J S MORTON HSD 201


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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
J Sterling Morton Freshman Cntr School
1801 S 55th Ave
Cicero, IL, 60804
09-09
J Sterling Morton Alternative School
1874 S 54th Ave
Cicero, IL, 60804
09-12
J Sterling Morton West High School
2400 Home Ave
Berwyn, IL, 60402
09-12
J Sterling Morton East High School
2423 S Austin Blvd
Cicero, IL, 60804
10-12

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BERWYN NORTH SD 98


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Lincoln Middle School
6432 16th St
Berwyn, IL, 60402
06-08
Karel Havlicek Elem School
6401 15th St
Berwyn, IL, 60402
PK-05
Jefferson Elem School
7035 16th St
Berwyn, IL, 60402
PK-05
Prairie Oak School
1427 Oak Park Ave
Berwyn, IL, 60402
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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