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About Chicago, IL (N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St median real estate price is $267,246, which is more expensive than 71.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 64.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St is currently $971, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.6% of Illinois neighborhoods.

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

N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St 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 N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle 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.

N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St has a 14.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 73.8% 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

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

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 39,166 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.0% 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 N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St neighborhood has more South American and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.0% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 1.3% have Romanian ancestry.

N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.5% 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 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 22.4% of the residents of the N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St 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 4.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Illinois.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (47.0%) than are found in 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 20.5% of the N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.5% 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 N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle 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 62.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 20.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.2% 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 N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St neighborhood, 40.9% 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 23.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.4%), and 14.2% 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 N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (32.3%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (15.9%), and residents who report South American roots (10.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (8.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 47.0% 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 N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 47.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Vietnamese and South Asian languages.

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 N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (44.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (20.5%) and 14.9% 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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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St 0.101011101001110
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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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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