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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Pulaski Rd / W 40th St neighborhood has more
Mexican and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 72.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 0.6% have Belgian ancestry.
S Pulaski Rd / W 40th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
S Pulaski Rd / W 40th St (23.3%) than in 97.4% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the S Pulaski Rd / W 40th St
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
41.8% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 97.0% of American neighborhoods.
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 S Pulaski Rd / W 40th St
What is interesting to note, is that the S Pulaski Rd / W 40th St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(42.9%) than are found in 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The S Pulaski Rd / W 40th St neighborhood stands out within Illinois
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 8%
of college-friendly places to live in IL.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the S Pulaski Rd / W 40th St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 45.1% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.