Chicago, IL (W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave)




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About Chicago, IL (W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave median real estate price is $319,315, which is more expensive than 81.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 73.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave is currently $1,003, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.8% of Illinois neighborhoods.

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

W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave 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 Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave are 7.0%, which is lower than one will find in 62.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W Diversey Ave / N Laramie 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

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: Diversity

Did you know that the W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 1.7% have Ukrainian ancestry.

W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 25,974 people per square mile living here. 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 W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

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 W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave 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, 46.1% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.4% of America's neighborhoods.


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 W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave 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 71.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 24.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.8% of U.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 W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave neighborhood, 30.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 29.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.5%), and 19.0% in executive, management, and professional 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 Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (47.3%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (29.3%), and residents who report Polish roots (3.9%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (3.3%), along with some Arab ancestry residents (2.0%), among others. In addition, 32.2% 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 Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 71.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English 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 Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (63.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (15.5%) and 12.7% of residents also ride the bus 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 Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave) HOMES

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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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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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W Diversey Ave / N Laramie Ave 0.101011101001110
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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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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