East Alton, IL (Village Center)




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About East Alton, IL (Village Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Village Center of East Alton is $78,326, which is less expensive than 87.7% of Illinois neighborhoods and 87.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in East Alton Village Center is currently $658, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 86.8% of Illinois neighborhoods.

East Alton Village Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in East Alton, Illinois.

Real estate in the Village Center of East Alton, IL is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Village Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

East Alton Village Center has a 12.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.8% 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: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 23.0% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the East Alton Village Center 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 40.2% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 96.0% of American neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Village Center neighborhood in East Alton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 79.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.5% 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 East Alton Village Center neighborhood, 40.2% 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 31.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.4%), and 11.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Village Center neighborhood in East Alton, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.0%), and residents who report English roots (5.8%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the East Alton Village Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% 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 East Alton Village Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.3%) 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 (12.5%) and 5.2% of residents also ride the bus 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

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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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Village Center 0.101011101001110
East Alton 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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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Village Center 0.101011101001110
East Alton 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Village Center 0.101011101001110
East Alton 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 16 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

EAST ALTON SD 13


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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
East Alton Middle School
1000 3 Rd St
East Alton, IL, 62024
06-08
Eastwood Elem School
1030 3 Rd St
East Alton, IL, 62024
KG-05
Washington Elem School
210 E Saint Louis Ave
East Alton, IL, 62024
PK-PK

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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EAST ALTON-WOOD RIVER CHSD 14


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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
East Alton Wood River High Sch
777 N Wood River Ave
Wood River, IL, 62095
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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