Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates median real estate price is $320,414, which is more expensive than 64.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 48.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates is currently $2,702, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 84.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Des Plaines, Illinois.
Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates 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 8.5% in Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 47.4% 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.
If you are planning to retire in Illinois, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Illinois, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.3% of neighborhoods in IL. If a Illinois retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Did you know that the Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates neighborhood has more Greek and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 1.2% have Romanian ancestry.
Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% 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 Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates neighborhood in Des Plaines are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.9% 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 79.1% 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 Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates neighborhood, 50.2% 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 17.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.1%), and 14.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Spanish, Langs. of India and Chinese.
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 Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates neighborhood in Des Plaines, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.1%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (13.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.6%), among others. In addition, 25.5% 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 Park Ridge Pointe / Mayfield Estates neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (71.3%) 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 (8.6%) and 6.4% 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.