Evanston, IL (Church St / Chicago Ave)




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About Evanston, IL (Church St / Chicago Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Church St / Chicago Ave median real estate price is $515,313, which is more expensive than 92.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 86.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Church St / Chicago Ave is currently $1,732, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Church St / Chicago Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Evanston, Illinois.

Church St / Chicago 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Church St / Chicago Ave has a 12.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.1% 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

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: People

The rate of college educated adults in the Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 80.2% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 53.4%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 72.6% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in the Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 87.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.3% of American neighborhoods.

In addition, the Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 82.4% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.5% of residents in the Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 97.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Also, in the Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 21.1% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Finally, in the Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood, 22.0% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood has more British and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 4.5% have Russian ancestry.

Church St / Chicago Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% 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 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 26.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood. In the Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood in Evanston are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 64.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 7.2% 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 71.5% 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 Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood, 72.6% 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 11.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.9%), and 5.1% 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 Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood in Evanston, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (22.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.0%), among others. In addition, 27.6% 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 Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish, Korean and South Asian languages.

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 Church St / Chicago Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (33.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (22.0%) and 21.1% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Church St / Chicago Ave 0.101011101001110
Evanston 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Church St / Chicago Ave 0.101011101001110
Evanston 0.101011101001110
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Church St / Chicago Ave 0.101011101001110
Evanston 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 20 Condition Alerts found.

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EVANSTON CCSD 65


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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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EVANSTON TWP HSD 202


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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
Evanston Twp High School
1600 Dodge Ave
Evanston, IL, 60201
09-12

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