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About Chicago, IL (N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd median real estate price is $279,520, which is more expensive than 73.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 66.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd is currently $1,030, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.3% of Illinois neighborhoods.

N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd 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 N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd 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.

In N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd, the current vacancy rate is 4.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 31,904 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.3% of the nation's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 84.5% 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 97.9% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, the N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 84.3% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood has more Jamaican and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 1.1% have Yugoslav ancestry.

N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood, 38.9% 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 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 50.4% 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 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.9% of the neighborhoods in IL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 27.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.3% 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 N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd 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 66.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 25.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.1% 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 N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood, 40.9% 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 26.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.4%), and 11.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (18.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.8%), and residents who report German roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (7.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 26.9% 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 N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 61.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African 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 N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (44.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (38.9%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (38.2%) and 10.1% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. This neighborhood is distinguished by the high number of residents who take the train to work each day, which can be a very good way to get to work at a lower cost and with less pollution.

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.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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N Ashland Blvd / W Pratt Blvd 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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CITY OF CHICAGO SD 299


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Better than of IL school districts.

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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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