Elgin, IL (Bowes Rd / S Water Rd)




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About Elgin, IL (Bowes Rd / S Water Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Bowes Rd / S Water Rd median real estate price is $315,052, which is more expensive than 80.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 72.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Bowes Rd / S Water Rd is currently $1,409, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.6% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Bowes Rd / S Water Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Elgin, Illinois.

Bowes Rd / S Water Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Bowes Rd / S Water Rd, the current vacancy rate is 3.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Bowes Rd / S Water Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood. A whopping 77.6% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

In addition, real estate in the Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.4% of the Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 98.5% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood has more Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry.

Bowes Rd / S Water Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: People

The Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 92.1% of Illinois neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.


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 Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood in Elgin are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 90.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.1% 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 69.3% 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 Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood, 46.2% 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 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.7%), and 11.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood in Elgin, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.7%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (11.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (10.9%), among others. In addition, 20.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese.

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 Bowes Rd / S Water Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (86.6%) 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 (7.8%) . 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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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Bowes Rd / S Water Rd 0.101011101001110
Elgin 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Elgin 0.101011101001110
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Elgin 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 16 Condition Alerts found.

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SD U-46


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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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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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ST CHARLES CUSD 303


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Better than of IL school districts.

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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

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CENTRAL CUSD 301


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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
Howard B Thomas Grade School
44 W575 Plato Rd
Burlington, IL, 60109
PK-05
Central Middle School
44 W303 Plato Rd
Burlington, IL, 60109
08-08
Central High School
44 W625 Plato Rd
Burilngton, IL, 60109
09-12
Lily Lake Grade School
5 N720 Il Route 47
Maple Park, IL, 60151
KG-05
Prairie View Grade School
10 N630 Nesler Rd
Elgin, IL, 60124
KG-05
Country Trails Elem
3701 Highland Woods Blvd
Elgin, IL, 60124
KG-05
Prairie Knolls Middle Sch
225 Nesler Rd
Elgin, IL, 60124
06-07

School District Enrollment By Group

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