Chicago, IL (S Damen Ave / W 35th St)




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About Chicago, IL (S Damen Ave / W 35th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Damen Ave / W 35th St median real estate price is $220,956, which is more expensive than 63.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 57.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Damen Ave / W 35th St is currently $905, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 60.2% of Illinois neighborhoods.

S Damen Ave / W 35th St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

S Damen Ave / W 35th St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the S Damen Ave / W 35th 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.8% in S Damen Ave / W 35th St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 46.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 S Damen Ave / W 35th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the S Damen Ave / W 35th St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.6% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 26,514 people per square mile living here. 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 S Damen Ave / W 35th St neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The S Damen Ave / W 35th St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 51.2% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 98.1% of America'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 S Damen Ave / W 35th St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 80.5% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Damen Ave / W 35th St neighborhood has more Greek and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 60.0% have Mexican ancestry.

S Damen Ave / W 35th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (16.0% ride the bus) than 95.2% 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: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the S Damen Ave / W 35th St 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 85.5% 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 S Damen Ave / W 35th 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 72.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 26.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.0% 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 S Damen Ave / W 35th St neighborhood, 38.5% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.6%), and 15.4% 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 S Damen Ave / W 35th St neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (60.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.9%), and residents who report Asian roots (10.6%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.6%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (5.1%), among others. In addition, 31.9% 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 S Damen Ave / W 35th St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 54.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Chinese.

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 S Damen Ave / W 35th St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (59.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (16.0%) and 11.2% 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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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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S Damen Ave / W 35th St 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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S Damen Ave / W 35th St 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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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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