Chicago, IL (W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave)




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About Chicago, IL (W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave median real estate price is $672,660, which is more expensive than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 91.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave is currently $1,979, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

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

W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.4% in W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: People

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 83.8% of the adults living in the W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.3% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Illinois. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and young, single professionals.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 35,439 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.7% of the nation'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 W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary 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 Fullerton Ave / N Seminary 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, 34.5% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 95.1% of America's neighborhoods.

Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 68.3% of the residential real estate in the W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.5% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood has more Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry.

W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood. In the W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 24.3% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 98.2% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, in the W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood, 34.1% 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 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 23.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% 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 Fullerton Ave / N Seminary 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 91.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.4% 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 88.5% 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 W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood, 45.2% 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 39.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.5%), and 2.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.6%), and residents who report Italian roots (13.2%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.7%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (7.8%), among others.

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 Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish 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 W Fullerton Ave / N Seminary Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (34.1%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (30.0%) and 24.3% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. This neighborhood is distinguished by the high number of residents who take the train to work each day, which can be a very good way to get to work at a lower cost and with less pollution.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Illinois 19.89
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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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Better than of IL 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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