Joliet, IL (Railroad St / Mcdonough St)




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About Joliet, IL (Railroad St / Mcdonough St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Railroad St / Mcdonough St median real estate price is $112,193, which is less expensive than 72.3% of Illinois neighborhoods and 72.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Railroad St / Mcdonough St is currently $1,194, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Railroad St / Mcdonough St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Joliet, Illinois.

Railroad St / Mcdonough St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Railroad St / Mcdonough St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Railroad St / Mcdonough St has a 13.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.9% 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

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: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Railroad St / Mcdonough St neighborhood than in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Railroad St / Mcdonough St neighborhood has more Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Railroad St / Mcdonough St neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.8% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 60.6% of the residential real estate in the Railroad St / Mcdonough St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.6% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


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 Railroad St / Mcdonough St neighborhood in Joliet are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 72.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 39.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.2% of U.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 Railroad St / Mcdonough St neighborhood, 43.0% 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 35.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (12.0%), and 9.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Railroad St / Mcdonough St neighborhood in Joliet, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (41.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 22.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Railroad St / Mcdonough St neighborhood is English, spoken by 56.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (43.4%).

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 Railroad St / Mcdonough St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.2%) 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 (12.2%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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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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Railroad St / Mcdonough St 0.101011101001110
Joliet 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84

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Joliet VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Railroad St / Mcdonough St 0.101011101001110
Joliet 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Railroad St / Mcdonough St 0.101011101001110
Joliet 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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JOLIET PSD 86


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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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JOLIET TWP HSD 204


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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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
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

School District Enrollment By Group

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