Galesburg, IL (Grand Ave / S Farnham St)




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About Galesburg, IL (Grand Ave / S Farnham St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Grand Ave / S Farnham St median real estate price is $55,933, which is less expensive than 96.2% of Illinois neighborhoods and 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Grand Ave / S Farnham St is currently $757, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.8% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Grand Ave / S Farnham St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Galesburg, Illinois.

Grand Ave / S Farnham St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Grand Ave / S Farnham St are 6.8%, which is lower than one will find in 64.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Grand Ave / S Farnham St 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

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Galesburg, the Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.4% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 25.6% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Grand Ave / S Farnham St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States. The Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (86.7%) than found in 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood about it; they already know. 22.2% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 63.5% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


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 Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood in Galesburg are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 86.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.7% of U.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 Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood, 35.8% 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 32.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (18.6%), and 13.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood in Galesburg, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (25.6%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (24.4%), and residents who report German roots (12.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.1%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.3% of households. Some people also speak African languages (3.4%).

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 Grand Ave / S Farnham St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (63.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.9%) 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 (5.5%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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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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Galesburg 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Galesburg 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

GALESBURG CUSD 205


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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bright Futures Pre K Prog
932 Harrison St
Galesburg, IL, 61401
PK-PK
Nielson Elementary School
547 N Farnham St
Galesburg, IL, 61401
KG-05
Churchill Jr High School
905 Maple Ave
Galesburg, IL, 61401
06-08
Steele School
1480 W Main St
Galesburg, IL, 61401
KG-05
Galesburg High School
1135 W Fremont St
Galesburg, IL, 61401
09-12
Silas Willard Elem School
495 E Fremont St
Galesburg, IL, 61401
KG-05
Lombard Jr High School
1220 E Knox St
Galesburg, IL, 61401
06-08
King School
1018 S Farnham St
Galesburg, IL, 61401
KG-05
Gale School
1131 W Dayton St
Galesburg, IL, 61401
KG-05
Cooke School
849 S Henderson St
Galesburg, IL, 61401
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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KNOXVILLE CUSD 202


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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
Knoxville Sr High School
600 E Main St
Knoxville, IL, 61448
09-12
Knoxville Jr High School
701 E Mill St
Knoxville, IL, 61448
05-08
Mable Woolsey Elem School
106 Pleasant Ave
Knoxville, IL, 61448
PK-04

School District Enrollment By Group

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