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 $333,176, which is more expensive than 79.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 70.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl is currently $2,811, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.8% 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 small apartment buildings. 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

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: 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 99.0% 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, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 98.5% of all American neighborhoods.

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, 89.6% 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 98.1% 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, urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood has more Polish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 1.9% have Greek ancestry.

Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.9% 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 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.


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 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 94.3% 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

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 Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood, 43.6% 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.8%), and 14.3% 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 66.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India, Spanish and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood in Carol Stream, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (21.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (21.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (14.3%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (13.7%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (12.3%), among others. In addition, 24.3% 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 (32.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (83.7%) 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 (9.3%) and 5.5% 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

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 Q2 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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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:   2016 (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

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

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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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Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl 0.101011101001110
Carol Stream 0.101011101001110
Illinois 4.36

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Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl 0.101011101001110
Carol Stream 0.101011101001110
Illinois 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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:
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  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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GLENBARD TWP HSD 87


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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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
M-M
Glenbard North High School
990 Kuhn Rd
Carol Stream, IL, 60188
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Glenbard South High School
23w200 Butterfld Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137
M-M
Glenbard West High School
670 Crescent Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137
M-M

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CCSD 93


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

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CHSD 94


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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
Community High School
326 Joliet St
West Chicago, IL, 60185
M-M

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BENJAMIN SD 25


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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
M-M
Evergreen Elementary School
1041 Evergreen Dr
Carol Stream, IL, 60188
M-M

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