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
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
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the N Kedzie Ave / W Argyle St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
22.4% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
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 3.9% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Illinois.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
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