Chicago, IL (W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave)




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About Chicago, IL (W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave median real estate price is $259,939, which is more expensive than 72.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 65.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave is currently $1,519, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave, the current vacancy rate is 3.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave neighborhood about it; they already know. 28.9% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 12.0% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

93.8% of the real estate in the W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave neighborhood could be your paradise. With 28.2% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.7% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (21.8% ride the bus) than 97.5% 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.

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 W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 29.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.7% 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 W Carroll Ave / N Damen 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 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 48.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 89.4% 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 Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave neighborhood, 28.4% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (24.8%), and 21.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (19.2%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (19.2%), and residents who report Asian roots (1.9%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (1.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.0% of households.

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 W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (53.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (21.8%) and 8.2% of residents also take the train 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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AGE OF Chicago, IL (W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave) HOMES

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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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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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W Carroll Ave / N Damen Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

CITY OF CHICAGO SD 299


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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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