Dixon, IL (Prairieville / Palmyra)




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About Dixon, IL (Prairieville / Palmyra)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Prairieville / Palmyra median real estate price is $116,559, which is less expensive than 71.7% of Illinois neighborhoods and 71.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Prairieville / Palmyra is currently $856, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.3% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Prairieville / Palmyra is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Dixon, Illinois.

Prairieville / Palmyra 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 Prairieville / Palmyra 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 11.1% in Prairieville / Palmyra. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 40.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Prairieville / Palmyra neighborhood has more Dutch and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 39.3% have German ancestry.

Prairieville / Palmyra is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Prairieville / Palmyra neighborhood in Dixon are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.6% 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 88.0% 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 Prairieville / Palmyra neighborhood, 39.7% 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 24.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.1%), and 16.5% 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 Prairieville / Palmyra neighborhood in Dixon, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (39.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report English roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (5.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Prairieville / Palmyra neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.2%).

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 Prairieville / Palmyra neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (92.7%) 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 (6.8%) . 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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AGE OF Dixon, IL (Prairieville / Palmyra) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Prairieville / Palmyra 0.101011101001110
Dixon 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Prairieville / Palmyra 0.101011101001110
Dixon 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Prairieville / Palmyra 0.101011101001110
Dixon 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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STERLING CUSD 5


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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Franklin Elem School
1510 E 25 Th St
Sterling, IL, 61081
PK-02
Jefferson Elem School
806 E Le Fevre Rd
Sterling, IL, 61081
PK-02
Lincoln Elem School
1501 E 6 Th St
Sterling, IL, 61081
03-05
Washington Elem School
815 W Le Fevre Rd
Sterling, IL, 61081
03-05
Sterling High School
1608 4 Th Ave
Sterling, IL, 61081
09-12
Challand Middle School
1700 6 Th Ave
Sterling, IL, 61081
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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DIXON USD 170


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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
Washington Elem School
703 E Morgan St
Dixon, IL, 61021
PK-01
Dixon High School
300 Lincoln Statue Dr
Dixon, IL, 61021
09-12
Jefferson Elem School
800 4 Th Ave
Dixon, IL, 61021
02-03
Reagan Middle School
620 Division St
Dixon, IL, 61021
06-08
Madison School
618 Division St
Dixon, IL, 61021
04-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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POLO CUSD 222


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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
Centennial Elem School
308 S Pleasant Ave
Polo, IL, 61064
PK-05
Polo Comm High School
100 S Union Ave
Polo, IL, 61064
09-12
Aplington Middle School
610 E Mason St
Polo, IL, 61064
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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