Champaign, IL (S Wright St / E University Ave)




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About Champaign, IL (S Wright St / E University Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Wright St / E University Ave real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in S Wright St / E University Ave is currently $1,079, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 55.1% of Illinois neighborhoods.

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

S Wright St / E University Ave 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the S Wright St / E University Ave 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.

S Wright St / E University Ave has a 13.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.2% 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

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Champaign, the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood also stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, an extraordinary 56.2% of the residents of the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Also, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 49.0%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

Finally, the S Wright St / E University Ave 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 8.0% of college-friendly places to live in IL.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in S Wright St / E University Ave choose to walk to work each day (45.5%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Finally, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 5.3% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood has more Asian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 53.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.3% have Romanian ancestry.

S Wright St / E University Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hindi, which is the official language 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: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 77.3% 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 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

99.3% of the real estate in the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 92.1% 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 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.1% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 20,423 people per square mile living here.

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. In the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas. What is also interesting to note, is that the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (49.0%) than are found in 97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 51.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 66.9% of the workforce in the S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


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 S Wright St / E University Ave 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 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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 S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood, 66.9% 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 23.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.5%).

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 S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood in Champaign, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (53.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (6.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.5%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (4.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.7%), among others. In addition, 49.0% 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 S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 47.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Korean, South Asian languages and Vietnamese.

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 S Wright St / E University Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (77.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (45.5%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (25.1%) and 24.1% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Champaign 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84

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Illinois 19.89

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Champaign 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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

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