Chicago, IL (N Broadway St / W Surf St)




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About Chicago, IL (N Broadway St / W Surf St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Broadway St / W Surf St median real estate price is $307,837, which is more expensive than 79.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 72.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in N Broadway St / W Surf St is currently $1,197, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

N Broadway St / W Surf St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

N Broadway St / W Surf St 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the N Broadway St / W Surf St 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 Broadway St / W Surf St, the current vacancy rate is 3.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in N Broadway St / W Surf St 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 Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the N Broadway St / W Surf St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 70.6%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 73.0% of the adults living in the N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (44.5% ride the bus) than 99.8% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Also, in the N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood, 18.2% 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 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

What you'll find when you visit or move to this neighborhood is one of the most crowded neighborhoods in all of America. With an incredible 72,882 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.3% of America's neighborhoods. 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 N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the real estate in the N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 95.1% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.2% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the N Broadway St / W Surf St 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 94.1% 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.

Also of note, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 83.3%, which is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

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 Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 49.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood has more Austrian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 4.9% have Russian ancestry.

N Broadway St / W Surf St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 64.1% of the workforce in the N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

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. In the N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the N Broadway St / W Surf St 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 63.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood, 64.1% 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 21.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (14.0%).

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 Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.4%), and residents who report Asian roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.2%), among others. In addition, 14.6% 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 Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.

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 N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (44.5%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (28.0%) and 18.2% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the N Broadway St / W Surf St neighborhood of Chicago by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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N Broadway St / W Surf St 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 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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