Harrisburg, IL (Dorris Heights)




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About Harrisburg, IL (Dorris Heights)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Dorris Heights median real estate price is $74,237, which is less expensive than 89.3% of Illinois neighborhoods and 89.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Dorris Heights is currently $768, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 74.8% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Dorris Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Harrisburg, Illinois.

Dorris Heights real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Dorris Heights neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Dorris Heights has a 14.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.9% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Dorris Heights neighborhood has more Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 8.5% of the people in the Dorris Heights neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the Dorris Heights neighborhood in Harrisburg is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in IL, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 86.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois. If you are considering retiring to Illinois, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Dorris Heights neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.9% 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 Dorris Heights neighborhood in Harrisburg are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 28.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.8% of U.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 Dorris Heights neighborhood, 46.9% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 21.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.5%), and 12.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Dorris Heights neighborhood in Harrisburg, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (18.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.5%), and residents who report German roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of Hungarian ancestry (4.8%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Dorris Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.6% 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 Dorris Heights neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (88.2%) 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 (10.6%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Dorris Heights 0.101011101001110
Harrisburg 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Harrisburg 0.101011101001110
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Dorris Heights 0.101011101001110
Harrisburg 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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HARRISBURG CUSD 3


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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
West Side Primary School
411 W Lincoln St
Harrisburg, IL, 62946
PK-02
Harrisburg High School
333 W College St
Harrisburg, IL, 62946
09-12
Harrisburg Middle School
312 Bulldog Blvd
Harrisburg, IL, 62946
06-08
East Side Intermediate School
315 E Church St
Harrisburg, IL, 62946
03-05

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