Chicago, IL (W 35th St / S Federal St)




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About Chicago, IL (W 35th St / S Federal St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W 35th St / S Federal St median real estate price is $188,979, which is more expensive than 55.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 51.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W 35th St / S Federal St is currently $1,919, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

W 35th St / S Federal St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

W 35th St / S Federal St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

W 35th St / S Federal St has a 16.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 78.7% 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

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: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the W 35th St / S Federal St 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 W 35th St / S Federal St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 28.7% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood. A whopping 79.7% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 40.6% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood. In the W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.8% 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 W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (44.6%) than are found in 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 33.0% have Asian ancestry.

W 35th St / S Federal St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood, 29.5% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, 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 W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 3.8% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.


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 W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood in Chicago are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 88.9% 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

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 W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood, 56.8% 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 25.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.1%), and 13.1% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (33.0%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (17.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (7.4%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 44.6% 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 W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood is English, spoken by 56.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, Chinese, French 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 W 35th St / S Federal St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (35.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (29.5%) and 18.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W 35th St / S Federal St 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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W 35th St / S Federal St 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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CITY OF CHICAGO SD 299


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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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