Chicago, IL (W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave)




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About Chicago, IL (W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave median real estate price is $539,674, which is more expensive than 94.2% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 87.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave is currently $1,193, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

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

W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott 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.

In W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 83.9%, which is higher than 95.4% 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. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 87.3% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 79.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

Also of note, 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 W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, one of the most interesting things about the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 54.2% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 66.9% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood, 43.5% 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 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.4% of residents in the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood has more Swedish and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 1.5% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 63.9% of the workforce in the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood in Chicago are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America'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 W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood, 63.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 17.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.4%), and 7.7% in manufacturing and laborer 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 W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (23.4%), and residents who report Asian roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (7.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.4%), among others. In addition, 12.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.0%).

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 W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (37.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (43.5%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (35.2%) and 9.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. This neighborhood is distinguished by the high number of residents who take the train to work each day, which can be a very good way to get to work at a lower cost and with less pollution.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Lawrence Ave / N Wolcott Ave 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 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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