Chicago, IL (W 59th St / S Homan Ave)




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About Chicago, IL (W 59th St / S Homan Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W 59th St / S Homan Ave median real estate price is $165,913, which is more expensive than 47.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 43.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W 59th St / S Homan Ave is currently $872, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.6% of Illinois neighborhoods.

W 59th St / S Homan Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

W 59th St / S Homan Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in W 59th St / S Homan Ave are 7.0%, which is lower than one will find in 62.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W 59th St / S Homan Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Chicago, the W 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 84.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

W 59th St / S Homan Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 79.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the W 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 21.8% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 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 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the W 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (44.8%) than are found in 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the W 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 23,908 people per square mile living here. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the W 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The W 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood is unique for having just 5.4% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of America'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 W 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood in Chicago are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 40.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.5% of U.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 W 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood, 37.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 33.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.4%), and 7.4% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

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 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (84.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (2.2%), and residents who report Arab roots (1.2%). In addition, 44.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 79.5% of households. Some people also speak English (18.1%).

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 59th St / S Homan Ave neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (65.0%) 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 (21.8%) and 5.9% of residents also ride the bus 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W 59th St / S Homan Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W 59th St / S Homan Ave 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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CITY OF CHICAGO SD 299


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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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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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