Kankakee, IL (W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave)




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About Kankakee, IL (W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave median real estate price is $111,681, which is less expensive than 73.8% of Illinois neighborhoods and 73.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave is currently $1,217, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.6% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kankakee, Illinois.

W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four 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 W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave, the current vacancy rate is 3.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave 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: Diversity

Did you know that the W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave neighborhood has more French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.2% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 18.2% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Illinois.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 61.0% 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 95.7% 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 W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave neighborhood in Kankakee are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 62.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.6% 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 W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave neighborhood, 28.3% 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 25.4% 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 21.1% 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 W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave neighborhood in Kankakee, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.8%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (12.1%), and residents who report French roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.5%).

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 W Hawkins St / S Washington Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (89.2%) 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 (7.7%) . 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

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Kankakee 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Kankakee 0.101011101001110
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Kankakee 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

KANKAKEE SD 111


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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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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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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
Limestone Middle Sch
963 N 5000 W Rd
Kankakee, IL, 60901
PK-08
Herscher Intermediate Sch
391 N Main St
Herscher, IL, 60941
PK-04
Herscher High School
501 N Main St
Herscher, IL, 60941
09-12
Bonfield Grade School
522 E Smith St
Bonfield, IL, 60913
PK-01

School District Enrollment By Group

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