Chicago, IL (E 79th St / S Avalon Ave)








About Chicago, IL (E 79th St / S Avalon Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E 79th St / S Avalon Ave median real estate price is $207,794, which is more expensive than 54.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 44.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in E 79th St / S Avalon Ave is currently $1,060, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.6% of Illinois neighborhoods.

E 79th St / S Avalon Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

E 79th St / S Avalon Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the E 79th St / S Avalon Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.8% in E 79th St / S Avalon Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 40.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 E 79th St / S Avalon Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the E 79th St / S Avalon Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 12.6% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the E 79th St / S Avalon Ave neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 48.8% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the E 79th St / S Avalon Ave neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

E 79th St / S Avalon Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 79th St / S Avalon 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 77.9% 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 87.8% 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 E 79th St / S Avalon Ave neighborhood, 36.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.0%), and 13.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E 79th St / S Avalon Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.4% of households.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the E 79th St / S Avalon Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (17.4%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (5.1%), and residents who report Asian roots (1.2%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in E 79th St / S Avalon Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (68.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (14.9%) and 12.0% 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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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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AGE OF Chicago, IL (E 79th St / S Avalon Ave) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (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 about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Avalon Park Elem School
8045 S Kenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60619
PK-08
Bowen High School
2710 E 89th St
Chicago, IL 60617
09-12
Caldwell Elem Acad Of Math & Sci School
8546 S Cregier Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
PK-08
Chicago Vocational Career Acad High School
2100 E 87th St
Chicago, IL 60617
09-12
Cics Avalon/south Shore School
1501 E 83rd Pl
Chicago, IL 60619
KG-08
Hirsch Metropolitan High School
7740 S Ingleside Ave
Chicago, IL 60619
09-12
Madison Elem School
7433 S Dorchester Av
Chicago, IL 60619
PK-08
Mcdowell Elem School
1419 E 89th St
Chicago, IL 60619
PK-05
South Shore Intl Col Prep High School
1955 E 75th St
Chicago, IL 60649
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

CITY OF CHICAGO SD 299


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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