Golf, IL

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Golf Profile


Overview

Golf is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 496 people and just one neighborhood, Golf is the 752nd largest community in Illinois.

Golf home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Golf real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Golf is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 96.25% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Golf is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Golf who work in management occupations (19.58%), sales jobs (17.92%), and food service (11.25%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 22.08% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Golf is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Golf is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Golf 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, Golf has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Golf’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

In Golf, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.64 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Even though Golf is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Golf Demographics

If knowledge is power, Golf is a pretty powerful place. 76.42% of the adults in Golf have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Golf in 2010 was $74,219, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $296,876 for a family of four.

Golf is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Golf home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Golf residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Golf include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Golf's cultural character, accounting for 17.52% of the village’s population.

The most common language spoken in Golf is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Golf, IL HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Golf 0.101011101001110
Illinois 4.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Golf 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Golf 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 34 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

NORTHFIELD TWP HSD 225


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

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*
Glenbrook Evening High School
4000 W Lake Ave
Glenview, IL 60026
11-12
Glenbrook North High School
2300 Shermer Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
09-12
Glenbrook Off-Campus Center School
1835 Landwehr Rd
Glenview, IL 60026
09-12
Glenbrook South High School
4000 W Lake Ave
Glenview, IL 60026
09-12
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 13.1% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.1% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 2.0%

Educational Expenditures

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GLENVIEW CCSD 34


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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*
Attea Middle School
2500 Chestnut Ave
Glenview, IL 60026
06-08
Glen Grove Elem School
3900 Glenview Rd
Glenview, IL 60025
03-05
Henking Elem School
2941 Linneman St
Glenview, IL 60025
KG-02
Hoffman Elem School
2000 Harrison St
Glenview, IL 60025
03-05
Lyon Elem School
1335 Waukegan Rd
Glenview, IL 60025
PK-02
Pleasant Ridge Elem School
1730 Sunset Ridge Rd
Glenview, IL 60025
03-05
Springman Middle School
2701 Central Rd
Glenview, IL 60025
06-08
Westbrook Elementary School
1333 Greenwood Rd
Glenview, IL 60026
PK-02
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.7% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.1% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.6% 2.0%

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NEW TRIER TWP HSD 203


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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*
New Trier Township H S Northfield School
7 Happ Rd
Northfield, IL 60093
09-09
New Trier Township H S Winnetka School
385 Winnetka Ave
Winnetka, IL 60093
10-12
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.8% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.8% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 2.0%

Educational Expenditures

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WILMETTE SD 39


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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*
Central Elem School
910 Central Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
KG-04
Harper Elem School
1101 Dartmouth St
Wilmette, IL 60091
KG-04
Highcrest Middle School
569 Hunter Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091
05-06
Mckenzie Elem School
649 Prairie Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
KG-04
Romona Elem School
600 Romona Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091
PK-04
Wilmette Junior High School
620 Locust Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091
07-08
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 2.9% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.9% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 2.0%

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