Chicago, IL (W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave)




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About Chicago, IL (W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave median real estate price is $343,706, which is more expensive than 81.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 74.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave is currently $953, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 54.4% of Illinois neighborhoods.

W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

W Belmont Ave / N Kimball 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W Belmont Ave / N Kimball 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.2% in W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 44.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 29,378 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.0% 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 W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

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 Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave 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 55.7% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 74.6% of the residential real estate in the W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood has more Ukrainian and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 9.8% have South American ancestry.

W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.5% 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 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, in the W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood, 23.3% 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 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while. What is interesting to note, is that the W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (47.2%) than are found in 97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood stands out within Illinois for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 9.4% of college-friendly places to live in IL.


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 Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood in Chicago are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 16.0% 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 51.2% of America'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 Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood, 39.5% 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 32.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.6%), and 8.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (46.9%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (9.8%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.9%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.6%), among others. In addition, 47.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 62.5% of households. Some people also speak English (28.0%).

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 Belmont Ave / N Kimball Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (43.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (23.3%) and 21.0% 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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W Belmont Ave / N Kimball 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

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CITY OF CHICAGO SD 299


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Better than of IL school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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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