Calumet City, IL (Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave)




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About Calumet City, IL (Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave median real estate price is $66,318, which is less expensive than 85.5% of Illinois neighborhoods and 85.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave is currently $1,076, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 41.7% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Calumet City, Illinois.

Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 82.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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 Calumet City, the Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave 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 Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave neighborhood in Calumet City are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 87.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 50.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 90.5% 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 Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave neighborhood, 30.0% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (26.6%), and 15.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave neighborhood in Calumet City, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (36.4%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (4.9%), and residents who report Polish roots (2.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.2%), along with some Native American ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.6% of households. Some people also speak African languages (8.3%).

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 Dolton Rd / Stoney Island Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (12.8%) and 6.4% 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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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Calumet City 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Illinois 19.89
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Calumet City 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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THORNTON TWP HSD 205


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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Thornridge High School
15000 Cottage Grove Ave
Dolton, IL, 60419
09-12
Thornton Township High School
15001 Broadway Ave
Harvey, IL, 60426
09-12
Thornwood High School
17101 S Park Ave
South Holland, IL, 60473
09-12

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DOLTON SD 149


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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
Diekman Elem School
15121 Dorchester Ave
Dolton, IL, 60419
PK-06
Caroline Sibley Elem School
1550 Sibley Blvd
Calumet City, IL, 60409
KG-06
Berger Vandenberg Elem School
14833 Avalon Ave
Dolton, IL, 60419
KG-06
Carol Moseley Braun School
1655 153 Rd St
Calumet City, IL, 60409
01-06
New Beginnings Learning Academy
15703 Clyde Ave
South Holland, IL, 60473
KG-06
School Of Fine Arts
1650 Pulaski Rd
Calumet City, IL, 60409
07-08
Creative Communications Acad
1650 Pulaski Rd
Calumet City, IL, 60409
07-08
S T E M Academy
1650 Pulaski Rd
Calumet City, IL, 60409
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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