Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace median real estate price is $447,892, which is more expensive than 84.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 67.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace is currently $2,917, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Glenview, Illinois.
Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace, the current vacancy rate is 2.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
The Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace neighborhood stands out within Illinois for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 6.6% of college-friendly places to live in IL. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and active retirees.
Did you know that the Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace neighborhood has more Yugoslav and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 3.0% have Greek ancestry.
Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace neighborhood in Glenview are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.4% of U.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 Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace neighborhood, 47.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.1%), and 15.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace neighborhood is English, spoken by 58.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Langs. of India, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and Korean.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace neighborhood in Glenview, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (29.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.6%), and residents who report Yugoslav roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (8.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 35.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Golden Acres / Glenview Terrace neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (87.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.