Highland Park, IL (Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave)




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About Highland Park, IL (Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave median real estate price is $818,673, which is more expensive than 92.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 88.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave is currently $1,295, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Highland Park, Illinois.

Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave are 6.7%, which is lower than one will find in 64.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave neighborhood has more Eastern European and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 14.1% have Russian ancestry.

Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Illinois, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Illinois, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.6% of neighborhoods in IL. If a Illinois retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

In addition, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave neighborhood, where 35.5% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 4.4% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave neighborhood in Highland Park are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 91.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.6% 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 85.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave neighborhood, 52.5% 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 31.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.0%), and 7.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave neighborhood in Highland Park, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Russian (14.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report Polish roots (9.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.3%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.6%), among others. In addition, 15.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.7%).

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 Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (8.0%) and 6.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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. 0 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave 0.101011101001110
Highland Park 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave 0.101011101001110
Highland Park 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Park Ave / Saint Johns Ave 0.101011101001110
Highland Park 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 24 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

NORTH SHORE SD 112


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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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

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TWP HSD 113


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Rd
Deerfield, IL, 60015
09-12
Highland Park High School
433 Vine Ave
Highland Park, IL, 60035
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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