Granite City, IL (Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd)




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About Granite City, IL (Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd median real estate price is $109,509, which is less expensive than 73.4% of Illinois neighborhoods and 73.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd is currently $992, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.7% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Granite City, Illinois.

Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.6% in Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 52.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd neighborhood has more Croatian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 4.4% have Dutch ancestry.

Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd neighborhood, is that an incredible 88.1% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd neighborhood stands out by having 95.0% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.1% of all American neighborhoods.


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 Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd 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 67.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.6% 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 75.6% 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 Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd neighborhood, 33.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 30.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.3%), and 14.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd neighborhood in Granite City, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (35.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.8%), and residents who report English roots (13.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.2%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.1% of households. Some people also speak German (2.4%).

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 Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (95.0%) 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.

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

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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

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd 0.101011101001110
Granite City 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84

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Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd 0.101011101001110
Granite City 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89

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Pontoon Rd / Johnson Rd 0.101011101001110
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

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

GRANITE CITY CUSD 9


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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