Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights median real estate price is $1,198,864, which is more expensive than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 94.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights is currently $2,478, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Glencoe, Illinois.
Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.6% in Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
A majority of the adults in the Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Illinois by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, families with school-aged children and college students.
In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 86.4% of the adults living in the Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Also, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood is wealthier than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.
Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood may actually hold the key. 66.5% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 73.2% of the workforce in the Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 18.4% of the Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.8% of America's neighborhoods.
One way that the Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Did you know that the Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood has more Russian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 3.2% have Eastern European ancestry.
Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood in Glencoe 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 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.3% 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 71.0% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood, 73.2% 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 17.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (4.8%), and 4.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.4% of households.
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 Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood in Glencoe, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Russian (18.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.7%), among others.
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 Skokie Ridge / Skokie Heights neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (40.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (54.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (18.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.