Cicero, IL (W Ogden Ave / Central Ave)




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About Cicero, IL (W Ogden Ave / Central Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Ogden Ave / Central Ave median real estate price is $176,027, which is more expensive than 51.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 46.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Ogden Ave / Central Ave is currently $1,101, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.0% of Illinois neighborhoods.

W Ogden Ave / Central Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Cicero, Illinois.

W Ogden Ave / Central Ave 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 W Ogden Ave / Central 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.

W Ogden Ave / Central Ave has a 12.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 66.1% 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.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the W Ogden Ave / Central Ave neighborhood has more Mexican and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 84.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 9.2% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

W Ogden Ave / Central Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 81.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The W Ogden Ave / Central Ave neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

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 W Ogden Ave / Central Ave 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 39.0% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 59.0% of the residential real estate in the W Ogden Ave / Central Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.1% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the W Ogden Ave / Central Ave 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 39.2% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 95.1% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the W Ogden Ave / Central Ave neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 87.5% of the neighborhoods in IL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


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 W Ogden Ave / Central Ave neighborhood in Cicero are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 30.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.0% of U.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 W Ogden Ave / Central Ave neighborhood, 39.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 36.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (12.6%), and 11.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the W Ogden Ave / Central Ave neighborhood in Cicero, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (84.4%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (9.2%), and residents who report Italian roots (1.3%). In addition, 35.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Ogden Ave / Central Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 81.3% of households. Some people also speak English (17.1%).

Getting to Work

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 W Ogden Ave / Central Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (29.6% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (68.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.8%) and 7.6% of residents also take the train 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Ogden Ave / Central Ave 0.101011101001110
Cicero 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84

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W Ogden Ave / Central Ave 0.101011101001110
Cicero 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89

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W Ogden Ave / Central Ave 0.101011101001110
Cicero 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

CICERO SD 99


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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J S MORTON HSD 201


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
J Sterling Morton Freshman Cntr
1801 S 55 Th Ave
Cicero, IL, 60804
09-09
J Sterling Morton East High Sch
2423 S Austin Blvd
Cicero, IL, 60804
10-12
J Sterling Morton West High Sch
2400 Home Ave
Berwyn, IL, 60402
09-12
J Sterling Morton Alternative Sch
1874 S 54 Th Ave
Cicero, IL, 60804
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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