Chicago, IL (S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd)




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About Chicago, IL (S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd median real estate price is $251,316, which is more expensive than 70.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 64.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd is currently $807, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.9% of Illinois neighborhoods.

S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd 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 S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.3% in S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 44.4% 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: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (50.2% ride the bus) than 99.9% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood has more single mother households than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in the S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 86.7% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.1% of American neighborhoods.

In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 92.2%, which is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Furthermore, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 48.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

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 S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 41.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.4% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 24.1% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.8% 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 Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood in Chicago are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 52.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.0% 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 S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood, 49.4% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 20.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.8%), and 15.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (24.1%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (18.4%), and residents who report Mexican roots (3.2%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.3% of households. Some people also speak African languages (5.2%).

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 Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (50.2%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (28.6%) and 12.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd neighborhood of Chicago by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Chicago, IL (S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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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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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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S Lake Park Ave / E Oakwood Blvd 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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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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