Crestwood Gardens median real estate price is $259,375, which is more expensive than 47.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 35.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Crestwood Gardens is currently $1,915, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 41.4% of Illinois neighborhoods.
Crestwood Gardens is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Crestwood, Illinois.
Crestwood Gardens real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Crestwood Gardens neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.2% in Crestwood Gardens. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
Did you know that the Crestwood Gardens neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 16.1% have Polish ancestry.
Crestwood Gardens is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Crestwood Gardens neighborhood in Crestwood are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.9% 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 68.9% of America'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 Crestwood Gardens neighborhood, 55.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 15.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.9%), and 14.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 Crestwood Gardens neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish and Arabic.
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 Crestwood Gardens neighborhood in Crestwood, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.5%), and residents who report Polish roots (16.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.8%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (9.7%), among others. In addition, 11.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Crestwood Gardens neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (8.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.