Chicago, IL (N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave)




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About Chicago, IL (N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave median real estate price is $293,666, which is more expensive than 77.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 70.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave is currently $1,021, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 47.7% of Illinois neighborhoods.

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

N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside 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 N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave are 7.5%, which is lower than one will find in 60.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 37,519 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.9% of the nation's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

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 N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside 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, 53.3% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 98.4% 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 76.4% of the residential real estate in the N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.0% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave neighborhood has more Romanian and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 10.7% have South American ancestry.

N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave neighborhood, 15.6% 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 95.7% 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 N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (43.3%) than are found in 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.7% of the neighborhoods in IL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


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 Sunnyside Ave neighborhood in Chicago are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 37.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave neighborhood, 34.6% 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 24.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.0%), and 18.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (35.9%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (10.7%), and residents who report German roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.4%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.0%), among others. In addition, 43.3% 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 Sunnyside Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 57.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (57.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (15.6%) and 10.5% 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 (N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside 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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N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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N Kedzie Ave / W Sunnyside Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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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