Champaign, IL (E Springfield Ave / S 1st St)




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About Champaign, IL (E Springfield Ave / S 1st St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Springfield Ave / S 1st St real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in E Springfield Ave / S 1st St is currently $1,326, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

E Springfield Ave / S 1st St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Champaign, Illinois.

E Springfield Ave / S 1st St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the E Springfield Ave / S 1st St 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.

E Springfield Ave / S 1st St has a 12.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 64.9% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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: People

The E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 100.0% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 81.7% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Also, the E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood stands out within Illinois for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 9.9% of college-friendly places to live in IL.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 47.4% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.5% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.6% of residents in the E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 99.6%, which is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 94.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 99.1% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 27,324 people per square mile living here.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 2.1% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 66.0% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 23.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood in Champaign are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 100.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.9% of U.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 E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood, 42.5% 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 33.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.7%), and 6.4% 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 E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood in Champaign, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report Asian roots (13.8%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.1%), among others. In addition, 15.5% 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 E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Korean and South Asian languages.

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 E Springfield Ave / S 1st St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (66.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (47.4%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (38.9%) and 7.6% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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E Springfield Ave / S 1st St 0.101011101001110
Champaign 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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E Springfield Ave / S 1st St 0.101011101001110
Champaign 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Champaign 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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CHAMPAIGN CUSD 4


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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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
Urbana Early Childhood Ctr
2202 E Washington St
Urbana, IL, 61802
PK-PK
Thomas Paine Elem School
1801 James Cherry Dr
Urbana, IL, 61802
KG-05
Prairie Elem School
2102 E Washington St
Urbana, IL, 61802
KG-05
Leal Elem School
312 W Oregon St
Urbana, IL, 61801
KG-05
M L King Jr Elem School
1108 Fairview Ave
Urbana, IL, 61801
KG-05
Urbana High School
1002 S Race St
Urbana, IL, 61801
09-12
Urbana Middle School
1201 S Vine St
Urbana, IL, 61801
06-08
Yankee Ridge Elem School
2102 S Anderson St
Urbana, IL, 61801
KG-05
Wiley Elementary School
1602 S Anderson St
Urbana, IL, 61801
KG-05

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