Chicago, IL (W Devon Ave / N Central Ave)




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About Chicago, IL (W Devon Ave / N Central Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Devon Ave / N Central Ave median real estate price is $503,474, which is more expensive than 93.6% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 87.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Devon Ave / N Central Ave is currently $1,223, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

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

W Devon Ave / N Central Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the W Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in W Devon Ave / N Central Ave are 6.4%, which is lower than one will find in 66.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W Devon Ave / N Central Ave 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

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 W Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the W Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the W Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 98.2% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the W Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 4.4% have Arab ancestry.

W Devon Ave / N Central Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.6% 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 99.1% 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 14.2% of the W Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.3% of America'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 Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood in Chicago are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 90.4% of the neighborhoods in America. 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

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the W Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood, 47.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 33.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (12.4%), and 11.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the W Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (14.9%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (12.7%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (11.2%), among others. In addition, 20.4% 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 Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish, Korean and Arabic.

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 Devon Ave / N Central Ave neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (72.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (14.2%) and 8.6% 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 Crime Data

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W Devon Ave / N Central Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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W Devon Ave / N Central Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
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W Devon Ave / N Central Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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