Chicago, IL (E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave)




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About Chicago, IL (E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave median real estate price is $69,331, which is less expensive than 92.3% of Illinois neighborhoods and 92.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave is currently $849, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.5% of Illinois neighborhoods.

E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave 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 E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 33.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood has more single mother households than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

In addition, the E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 77.8% 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.

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 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. 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 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 13.2% 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 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood has more Jamaican and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 6.4% have Haitian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 52.7% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 98.3% of America's neighborhoods.

In addition, 91.2% of the real estate in the E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. Despite all of the residential real estate here in the E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 33.7%, which is higher than 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the E 87th St / S Baltimore 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 20,314 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 E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (54.0%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 96.4% 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 87th St / S Baltimore Ave 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 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 77.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.1% 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 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood, 46.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 32.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.8%), and 9.1% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

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 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (28.7%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (16.5%), and residents who report Haitian roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (2.6%), along with some South American ancestry residents (1.8%), among others. In addition, 22.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 60.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (36.2%).

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 87th St / S Baltimore Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (13.2%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (60.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (18.4%) and 13.8% 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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E 87th St / S Baltimore Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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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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