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About Granite City, IL (Brooks)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Brooks median real estate price is $90,900, which is less expensive than 82.1% of Illinois neighborhoods and 82.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Brooks is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Brooks is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Granite City, Illinois.

Brooks real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Brooks neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Brooks are 4.7%, which is lower than one will find in 77.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Brooks 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

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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Real estate in the Brooks neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

In addition, the Brooks neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.4% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 97.6% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Brooks neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 28.5% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Brooks neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 15.0% have Polish ancestry.

Brooks is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the Brooks neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.2% of the adult residents in the Brooks neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Brooks neighborhood than in 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Brooks neighborhood in Granite City are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.2% 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 63.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Brooks neighborhood, 44.1% 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 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.7%), and 12.2% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Brooks neighborhood in Granite City, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.0%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (15.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Brooks neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.7% of households.

Getting to Work

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 Brooks neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (69.5%) 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 (28.5%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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. 0 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Brooks 0.101011101001110
Granite City 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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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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Brooks 0.101011101001110
Granite City 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Granite City 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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. 8 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
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

GRANITE CITY CUSD 9


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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)

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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
Granite City Early Childhood Cntr School
3201 E 23rd St
Granite City, IL, 62040
PK-PK
Prather Elementary School
2300 W 25th St
Granite City, IL, 62040
KG-04
Wilson Elem School
2400 Wilson Ave
Granite City, IL, 62040
KG-04
Worthen Elem School
3200 Maryville Rd
Granite City, IL, 62040
KG-04
Mitchell Elementary School
316 E Chain Of Rocks
Granite City, IL, 62040
KG-04
Maryville Elem School
4651 Maryville Rd
Granite City, IL, 62040
KG-04
Grigsby Intermediate School
3801 Cargill Rd
Granite City, IL, 62040
05-06
Granite City High School
3101 Madison Ave
Granite City, IL, 62040
09-12
Frohardt Elem School
2040 Johnson Rd
Granite City, IL, 62040
KG-04
Coolidge Junior High School
3231 Nameoki Rd
Granite City, IL, 62040
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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