Most Expensive Elmwood Park Neighborhoods
Elmwood Park is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,954 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Elmwood Park is the 91st largest community in Illinois.
Elmwood Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Elmwood Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Elmwood Park is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Elmwood Park is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Elmwood Park who work in office and administrative support (16.91%), sales jobs (12.96%) and management occupations (7.04%).
One downside of living in Elmwood Park is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Elmwood Park, the average commute to work is 33.98 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of Elmwood Park’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
For the size of the village, public transportation in Elmwood Park is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Elmwood Park, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The percentage of people in Elmwood Park who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.95% of adults in Elmwood Park have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Elmwood Park in 2010 was $27,210, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,840 for a family of four. However, Elmwood Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Elmwood Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Elmwood Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elmwood Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Elmwood Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.73% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Elmwood Park include Polish, Italian, Irish, German, Ukrainian and Greek.
In addition, Elmwood Park has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (27.22%).
The languages spoken by people in Elmwood Park are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Elmwood Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish and Italian.
|ELMWOOD PARK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,372|
|ELMWOOD PARK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||66.96%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||33.04%|
|TYPE OF ELMWOOD PARK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||51.07%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.60%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||22.25%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||26.08%|
|SIZE OF ELMWOOD PARK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.88%|
|AGE OF ELMWOOD PARK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.42%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||15.07%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||53.06%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||28.45%|
|ELMWOOD PARK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$248,476|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,089|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||4.93%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||8.09%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||29.49%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||38.17%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||12.44%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||4.33%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||2.04%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||0.19%|
|PEOPLE OF ELMWOOD PARK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.25%|
|5 TO 17||13.79%|
|18 TO 24||8.73%|
|25 TO 34||14.06%|
|35 TO 54||28.87%|
|55 TO 64||13.49%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.81%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||87.15%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$55,905|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$27,210|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.05%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (13.71%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.73%)
Public Service (3.77%)
Real estate (2.24%)
Information Technology (2.10%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.47%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.46%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||9.47%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.31%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||23.73%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Polish (21.73%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (55.72%)
Slavic languages (1.40%)
Other Indo-European (1.34%)
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