Chicago, IL (W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd)




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About Chicago, IL (W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd median real estate price is $329,635, which is more expensive than 81.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 73.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd is currently $991, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 50.2% of Illinois neighborhoods.

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

W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd 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 W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd 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.

Real estate vacancies in W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd are 5.6%, which is lower than one will find in 71.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd 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

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 Pulaski Rd neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 32,264 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.4% 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 Pulaski Rd 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 Pulaski Rd 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 63.9% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 84.1% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. What is interesting to note, is that the W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (50.2%) than are found in 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 13.1% have Polish ancestry.

W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 16.9% of the W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.9% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd 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 89.5% 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.


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 Pulaski Rd 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 72.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.2% 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 Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd neighborhood, 32.2% 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 27.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.2%), and 19.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (46.9%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of Dominican ancestry (2.9%), along with some German ancestry residents (2.2%), among others. In addition, 50.2% 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 W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 63.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Polish.

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 Pulaski Rd neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (52.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (16.9%) and 12.4% 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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W Belmont Ave / N Pulaski Rd 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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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)

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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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