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 $305,964, which is more expensive than 78.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 70.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

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 apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. 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

Real estate in the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood. 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 97.4% 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 96.3% 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, 85.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: People

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

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.7% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Illinois. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood has more Belgian and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 1.1% have Croatian ancestry.

Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, 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

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 94.4% 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, 41.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 21.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.3%), and 17.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl neighborhood in Carol Stream, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (21.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (19.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (16.1%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (11.0%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (10.4%), among others. In addition, 17.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 73.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Spanish, Gujarati (native to the Indian state of Gujarat) and Vietnamese.

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 (31.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (83.8%) 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 (11.0%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Morton Rd / Birchbark Trl 0.101011101001110
Carol Stream 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Carol Stream 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 24 Condition Alerts found.

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GLENBARD TWP HSD 87


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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
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
23 W200 Butterfield Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137
09-12
Glenbard West High School
670 Crescent Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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CCSD 93


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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

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CHSD 94


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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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

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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BENJAMIN SD 25


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

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

School District Enrollment By Group

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