Joliet, IL (NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd)




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About Joliet, IL (NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd median real estate price is $181,798, which is more expensive than 53.2% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 49.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd is currently $1,169, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Joliet, Illinois.

NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood could be your paradise. With 27.9% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.7% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood. A whopping 47.6% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood has more Greek and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 0.9% have Croatian ancestry.

NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 14.4% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.2% 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.


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 NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood in Joliet are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 75.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.7% 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 81.6% of America'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 NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood, 34.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (25.2%), and 14.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood in Joliet, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (30.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 11.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (13.1%).

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 NW Frontage Rd / W Black Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (29.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (90.9%) 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 (6.8%) . 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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Joliet 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Joliet 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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JOLIET TWP HSD 204


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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Joliet Twp High Sch Alternate
110 Collins St
Joliet, IL, 60432
09-12
Joliet West High School
401 N Larkin Ave
Joliet, IL, 60435
09-12
Joliet Central High School
201 E Jefferson St
Joliet, IL, 60432
09-12

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TROY CCSD 30C


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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Troy Hofer Elem Sch
910 Vertin Blvd
Shorewood, IL, 60404
KG-04
Troy Heritage Trail School
3389 Longford Dr
Joliet, IL, 60431
KG-04
Troy Middle School
5800 Theodore Dr
Plainfield, IL, 60586
07-08
Troy Craughwell School
3333 Black Rd
Joliet, IL, 60431
KG-04
Troy Shorewood School
210 School Rd
Shorewood, IL, 60404
KG-04
Troy Crossroads Elem School
210 E Black Rd
Shorewood, IL, 60404
PK-04
Orenic Intermediate School
5820 Theodore Dr
Plainfield, IL, 60586
05-06

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