Buffalo Grove, IL (Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr)








About Buffalo Grove, IL (Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr median real estate price is $349,438, which is more expensive than 82.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 70.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr is currently $2,614, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr, the current vacancy rate is 3.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Also, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 96.2% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.

Finally, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 71.4% of the adults living in the Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 81.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood has more Russian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 2.5% have Romanian ancestry.

Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood in Buffalo Grove are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 94.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood, 60.1% 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 17.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.4%), and 5.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 62.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Russian, Langs. of India and Korean.

The Neighbors: 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 Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood in Buffalo Grove, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (20.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.8%), and residents who report Russian roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.9%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.5%), among others. In addition, 31.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (8.9%) and 6.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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AGE OF Buffalo Grove, IL (Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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National Median: 4
    Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr
    Buffalo Grove
    Illinois

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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    Buffalo Grove
    Illinois

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    Buffalo Grove
    Illinois

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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 about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Adlai E Stevenson High School
1 Stevenson Dr
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
09-12
Aptakisic Junior High School
1231 Weiland Rd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
06-08
Ivy Hall Elementary School
1072 Ivy Hall Ln
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
01-05
Meridian School
2195 Brandywyn Ln
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
04-05
Prairie Elementary School
1530 Brandywyn Ln
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
01-05
Tripp School
850 Highland Grv
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
KG-03
Twin Groves Middle School
2600 N Buffalo Grv
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
06-08
Willow Grove Early Learning Ctr School
777 Checker Dr
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
PK-KG
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

ADLAI E STEVENSON HSD 125


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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KILDEER COUNTRYSIDE CCSD 96


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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White (non-hispanic)
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