Chicago, IL (Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave)




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About Chicago, IL (Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave median real estate price is $836,022, which is more expensive than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave is currently $2,169, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicago, Illinois.

Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash 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 Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 42.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood is wealthier than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 64.2% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave choose to walk to work each day (52.8%) 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.

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 21.0% of the Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.6% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in the Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave 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, 96.2% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.4% of American neighborhoods.

In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 42.5% of the residential real estate vacant, the Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood. A whopping 50.6% 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.

Also of note, the Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash 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 82.1% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 1.0% have Eastern European ancestry.

Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood buck this trend. 23.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave 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 98.6% 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 Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood, 49.7% 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 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.5%), and 2.6% 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 Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood in Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (14.5%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report Polish roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.6%), among others. In addition, 19.4% 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 Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Korean.

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 Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (52.8%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (21.0%) and 16.8% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Robert Morris U Illinois / S Wabash Ave 0.101011101001110
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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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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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