Ohallaren Park median real estate price is $212,779, which is more expensive than 42.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 29.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Ohallaren Park is currently $2,030, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 65.6% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Ohallaren Park is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.
Ohallaren Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Ohallaren Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Ohallaren Park has a 11.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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.
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Ohallaren Park neighborhood has more African and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.5% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 8.4% have Jamaican ancestry.
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 Ohallaren Park neighborhood in Chicago are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 11.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Ohallaren Park neighborhood, 31.6% 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 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.1%), and 18.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Ohallaren Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.3%).
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 Ohallaren Park neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (13.5%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report Mexican roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (8.4%).
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 Ohallaren Park neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (38.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (60.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (19.1%) and 9.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.