Harvey, IL (Wood St / W 150th St)




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About Harvey, IL (Wood St / W 150th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Wood St / W 150th St median real estate price is $89,168, which is less expensive than 83.5% of Illinois neighborhoods and 83.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Wood St / W 150th St is currently $807, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.8% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Wood St / W 150th St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Harvey, Illinois.

Wood St / W 150th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Wood St / W 150th St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 34.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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

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 Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood, is that an incredible 89.7% 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.

In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 34.0%, which is higher than 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood. More residents of the Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.9% 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: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 9.1% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.4% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 39.1% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 95.1% of American neighborhoods.


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 Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood in Harvey are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 34.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.6% of U.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 Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood, 39.1% 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 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.1%), and 10.6% 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 Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood in Harvey, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (1.0%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.1% 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 Wood St / W 150th St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (9.1%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (80.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (10.9%) and 6.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Wood St / W 150th St 0.101011101001110
Harvey 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Wood St / W 150th St 0.101011101001110
Harvey 0.101011101001110
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Wood St / W 150th St 0.101011101001110
Harvey 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 21 Condition Alerts found.

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THORNTON TWP HSD 205


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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
Thornridge High School
15000 Cottage Grove Ave
Dolton, IL, 60419
09-12
Thornton Township High School
15001 Broadway Ave
Harvey, IL, 60426
09-12
Thornwood High School
17101 S Park Ave
South Holland, IL, 60473
09-12

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W HARVEY-DIXMOOR PSD 147


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

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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
Martin L King Elem School
14600 Seeley Ave
Dixmoor, IL, 60426
PK-05
Rosa L Parks Middle School
14700 Robey Ave
Dixmoor, IL, 60426
06-08
Lincoln Elem School
14100 Honore Ave
Dixmoor, IL, 60426
PK-05
Washington Elem School
15248 Lincoln Ave
Harvey, IL, 60426
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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