Most Expensive Glenview Neighborhoods
Glenview is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 46,767 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Glenview is the 31st largest community in Illinois.
Glenview home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Glenview real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Glenview is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glenview is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glenview who work in management occupations (16.29%), sales jobs (13.79%) and office and administrative support (11.61%).
Also of interest is that Glenview has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Glenview telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.14% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Glenview is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Glenview is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Glenview a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Glenview has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Glenview’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Glenview is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Glenview, the average commute to work is 31.14 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.
For the size of the village, public transportation in Glenview is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Glenview, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Glenview, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Glenview is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.09% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Glenview in 2010 was $52,326, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $209,304 for a family of four.
Glenview is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Glenview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glenview residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Glenview include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, Russian and English.
Glenview also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.76%.
The languages spoken by people in Glenview 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 Glenview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean, Polish and Russian.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||16,801|
|GLENVIEW HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||80.17%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||19.83%|
|TYPE OF GLENVIEW HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||65.19%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||11.98%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.43%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||19.39%|
|SIZE OF GLENVIEW HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||9.57%|
|AGE OF GLENVIEW HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||19.94%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||33.86%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||42.22%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.97%|
|GLENVIEW REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$516,434|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,861|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||3.00%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||1.54%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||8.82%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||10.43%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||16.23%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||14.42%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||26.04%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||13.17%|
|PEOPLE OF GLENVIEW||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.22%|
|5 TO 17||18.75%|
|18 TO 24||5.46%|
|25 TO 34||7.97%|
|35 TO 54||26.88%|
|55 TO 64||15.02%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||20.72%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.28%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$92,304|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$52,326|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.70%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.89%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (14.26%)
Information Technology (2.86%)
Real estate (2.81%)
Public Service (2.16%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.35%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.04%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.88%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.03%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||8.31%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (18.91%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (68.39%)
Other Asian languages (1.41%)
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