Elmwood Park, IL (W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave)




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About Elmwood Park, IL (W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave median real estate price is $196,877, which is more expensive than 52.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 47.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave is currently $954, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 54.5% of Illinois neighborhoods.

W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Elmwood Park, Illinois.

W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave are 7.2%, which is lower than one will find in 62.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave neighborhood has more Polish and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 3.6% have Brazilian ancestry.

W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 37.0% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 95.7% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave neighborhood in Elmwood Park is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in IL, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois. If you are considering retiring to Illinois, this is a good neighborhood to look at.


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 W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave neighborhood in Elmwood Park are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.1% 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 77.3% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave neighborhood, 31.4% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.3%), and 20.1% in executive, management, and professional 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 W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave neighborhood in Elmwood Park, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (25.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (12.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (11.7%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (10.5%), among others. In addition, 32.3% 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 W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 53.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish, Arabic and Italian.

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 W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (72.8%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave 0.101011101001110
Elmwood Park 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave 0.101011101001110
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Illinois 19.89
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W Grand Ave / W Marwood Ave 0.101011101001110
Elmwood Park 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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ELMWOOD PARK CUSD 401


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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
Early Childhood Center
4 W Conti Pkwy
Elmwood Park, IL, 60707
PK-KG
Elm Middle School
7607 W Cortland St
Elmwood Park, IL, 60707
07-08
Elmwood Elem School
2319 N 76 Th Ave
Elmwood Park, IL, 60707
01-06
Elmwood Park High School
8201 W Fullerton Ave
Elmwood Park, IL, 60707
09-12
John Mills Elem School
2824 N 76 Th Ave
Elmwood Park, IL, 60707
01-06

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