Chicago, IL (S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St)




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About Chicago, IL (S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St median real estate price is $148,898, which is more expensive than 41.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 38.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St is currently $970, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.0% of Illinois neighborhoods.

S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

S Kedzie Ave / W 59th 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 Kedzie Ave / W 59th St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St has a 13.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.2% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St neighborhood than in 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St neighborhood has more Mexican and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 74.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 0.6% have Yugoslav ancestry.

S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 77.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

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 Kedzie Ave / W 59th 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, 43.9% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.1% of America's neighborhoods.

In addition, the S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 29,105 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.0% of the nation's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St (20.4%) than in 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Kedzie Ave / W 59th 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 70.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 30.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.2% 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 Kedzie Ave / W 59th St neighborhood, 46.8% 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 32.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.8%), and 9.5% in executive, management, and professional 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 Kedzie Ave / W 59th St neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (74.0%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (3.3%), and residents who report South American roots (1.5%). In addition, 39.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 77.1% of households. Some people also speak English (21.5%).

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 S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (59.3%) 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 (20.4%) and 12.9% 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 (S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 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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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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S Kedzie Ave / W 59th St 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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CITY OF CHICAGO SD 299


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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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