Jacksonville, IL (MacMurray College / N Clay Ave)




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About Jacksonville, IL (MacMurray College / N Clay Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

MacMurray College / N Clay Ave median real estate price is $57,405, which is less expensive than 94.6% of Illinois neighborhoods and 94.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in MacMurray College / N Clay Ave is currently $737, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.3% of Illinois neighborhoods.

MacMurray College / N Clay Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jacksonville, Illinois.

MacMurray College / N Clay Ave 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 MacMurray College / N Clay Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in MacMurray College / N Clay Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 80.4% 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

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Jacksonville, the MacMurray College / N Clay Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the MacMurray College / N Clay Ave neighborhood has more Austrian and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 0.7% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

MacMurray College / N Clay Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% 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 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the MacMurray College / N Clay Ave (24.1%) than in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The MacMurray College / N Clay Ave neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the MacMurray College / N Clay Ave neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 66.6% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


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 MacMurray College / N Clay Ave neighborhood in Jacksonville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 84.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 35.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.1% 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 MacMurray College / N Clay Ave neighborhood, 40.1% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.2%), and 12.9% 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 MacMurray College / N Clay Ave neighborhood in Jacksonville, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.8%), and residents who report English roots (8.0%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (4.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the MacMurray College / N Clay Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.2% 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 MacMurray College / N Clay Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (66.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.9%) 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 (24.1%) and 7.0% 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Jacksonville 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Jacksonville 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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JACKSONVILLE SD 117


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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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