Chicago, IL (Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd)




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About Chicago, IL (Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd median real estate price is $379,119, which is more expensive than 87.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 79.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd is currently $1,877, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

Lexington College / W Jackson 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 townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd are 6.1%, which is lower than one will find in 68.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd 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

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 Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 98.9% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.

In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 77.2% of the adults living in the Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Also, lexington College / W Jackson Blvd has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.3% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 86.3% 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 98.1% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd 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 84.7% 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, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood. A whopping 50.2% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood has more Austrian and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 1.2% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd choose to walk to work each day (17.3%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 65.6% of the workforce in the Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


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 Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood in Chicago are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 93.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 16.2% 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 50.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood, 65.6% 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.6%), and 3.5% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.4%), and residents who report Asian roots (15.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.2%), among others. In addition, 11.3% 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 Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese 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 Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (48.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (17.3%) and 11.7% 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
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Lexington College / W Jackson Blvd 0.101011101001110
Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 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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