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About Granite City, IL (Brooks)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Brooks median real estate price is $87,596, which is less expensive than 84.0% of Illinois neighborhoods and 84.0% 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. 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.

In Brooks, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Brooks is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

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 99.9% 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. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Brooks neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Brooks neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, one of the notable things about Brooks is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Brooks neighborhood than in 99.5% 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.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.4% 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 98.4% of the 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 23.9% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.8% 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, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 13.4% have Polish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Brooks neighborhood. More residents of the Brooks neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.8% 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.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Brooks neighborhood in Granite City are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.0% 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 69.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Brooks neighborhood, 51.5% 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 21.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.4%), and 12.2% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Brooks neighborhood in Granite City, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.5%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (13.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.9%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Brooks neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.8% of households.

Getting to Work

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 Brooks neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.1%) 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 (23.9%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Brooks 0.101011101001110
Granite City 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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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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Brooks 0.101011101001110
Granite City 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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GRANITE CITY CUSD 9


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

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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