Carol Stream, IL (Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl)



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About Carol Stream, IL (Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl median real estate price is $343,790, which is more expensive than 79.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 68.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl is currently $2,682, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Carol Stream, Illinois.

Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl 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 Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.8% of neighborhoods in America. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.6% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 99.1% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl 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, 89.3% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl is among the best neighborhoods for families in Illinois. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.1% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Illinois. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students, highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood has more Polish and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 22.6% have Asian ancestry.

Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% 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 Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood in Carol Stream 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 94.5% 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 Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood, 45.3% 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 23.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.0%), and 15.5% 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 Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood is English, spoken by 65.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Langs. of India and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood in Carol Stream, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (22.6%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (15.8%), and residents who report German roots (15.7%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (14.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (12.2%), among others. In addition, 26.0% 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 Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (86.1%) 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 (7.7%) . 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

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 Q1 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

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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 May 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl 0.101011101001110
Carol Stream 0.101011101001110
Illinois 4.04

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Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl 0.101011101001110
Carol Stream 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.33

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Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl 0.101011101001110
Carol Stream 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • 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

65 Vital Statistics. 31 Condition Alerts found.

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GLENBARD TWP HSD 87


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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*
Glenbard East High School
1014 S Main St
Lombard, IL 60148
09-12
Glenbard North High School
990 Kuhn Rd
Carol Stream, IL 60188
09-12
Glenbard South High School
23w200 Butterfld Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
09-12
Glenbard West High School
670 Crescent Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
09-12
* 10 is highest

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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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CCSD 93


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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*
Ccsd 93 Early Childhood Cntr School
280 Old Gary Ave
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
PK-PK
Carol Stream Elem School
422 Sioux Ln
Carol Stream, IL 60188
KG-05
Cloverdale Elem School
1182 Merbach Dr
Carol Stream, IL 60188
KG-05
Elsie C Johnson Elem School
1380 Nautilus Ln
Hanover Park, IL 60133
KG-05
Heritage Lakes Elem School
925 Woodhill Dr
Carol Stream, IL 60188
KG-05
Jay Stream Middle School
283 El Paso Ln
Carol Stream, IL 60188
06-08
Roy De Shane Elementary School
475 Chippewa Trl
Carol Stream, IL 60188
KG-05
Stratford Middle School
251 Butterfield Dr
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
06-08
Western Trails Elem School
860 Idaho St
Carol Stream, IL 60188
KG-05
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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CHSD 94


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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*
Community High School
326 Joliet St
West Chicago, IL 60185
09-12
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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BENJAMIN SD 25


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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.

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*
Benjamin Middle School
28 W300 St Charles Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185
05-08
Evergreen Elementary School
1041 Evergreen Dr
Carol Stream, IL 60188
PK-04
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

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White (non-hispanic)
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