Decatur, IL (Elwin)




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About Decatur, IL (Elwin)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Elwin median real estate price is $114,655, which is less expensive than 72.7% of Illinois neighborhoods and 72.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Elwin is currently $797, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.9% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Elwin is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Decatur, Illinois.

Elwin real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Elwin neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.4% in Elwin. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 94.3% of commuters who live in the Elwin neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the Elwin neighborhood in Decatur is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in IL, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois. If you are considering retiring to Illinois, this is a good neighborhood to look at.


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 Elwin neighborhood in Decatur are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.2% 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 89.2% of America'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 Elwin neighborhood, 32.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.3%), and 20.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Elwin neighborhood in Decatur, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.3%), and residents who report English roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (3.5%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Elwin neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households.

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 Elwin neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Elwin 0.101011101001110
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Elwin 0.101011101001110
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Elwin 0.101011101001110
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 26 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

DECATUR SD 61


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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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MT ZION CUSD 3


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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
Mt Zion Intermediate School
310 S Henderson St
Mount Zion, IL, 62549
04-06
Mcgaughey Elem School
1320 W Main St
Mount Zion, IL, 62549
PK-01
Mt Zion Elem School
725 W Main St
Mount Zion, IL, 62549
02-03
Mt Zion Jr High School
315 S Henderson St
Mount Zion, IL, 62549
07-08
Mt Zion High School
305 S Henderson St
Mount Zion, IL, 62549
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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MERIDIAN CUSD 15


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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
Meridian High School
728 S Wall St
Macon, IL, 62544
09-12
Meridian Middle School
509 S Lewis St
Blue Mound, IL, 62513
06-08
Meridian Intermediate School
100 Lincoln St
Blue Mound, IL, 62513
PK-05
Meridian Primary School
245 S Towson
Macon, IL, 62544
PK-02

School District Enrollment By Group

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