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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Saint Charles Rd / Wayne Oaks Ln neighborhood has more
Polish and Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 1.4% have Spanish ancestry.
Saint Charles Rd / Wayne Oaks Ln is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Saint Charles Rd / Wayne Oaks Ln
More residents of the Saint Charles Rd / Wayne Oaks Ln neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.1% 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.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Saint Charles Rd / Wayne Oaks Ln
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Illinois. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 96.9% 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
Saint Charles Rd / Wayne Oaks Ln neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Saint Charles Rd / Wayne Oaks Ln 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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Saint Charles Rd / Wayne Oaks Ln neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.6% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Saint Charles Rd / Wayne Oaks Ln 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, 96.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.