La Grange, IL (Village Center)




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About La Grange, IL (Village Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Village Center of La Grange is $560,029, which is more expensive than 94.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 87.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in La Grange Village Center is currently $1,685, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

La Grange Village Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in La Grange, Illinois.

Real estate in the Village Center of La Grange, IL is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Village Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In La Grange Village Center, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in La Grange Village Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 La Grange, the Village Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the La Grange Village Center neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 99.9% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, highly educated executives and college students.

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 La Grange Village Center neighborhood, where 35.7% 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.

Also, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 2.9% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the La Grange Village Center neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the La Grange Village Center neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the La Grange Village Center neighborhood has more Irish and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 15.1% have Polish ancestry.

La Grange Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 15.4% of the La Grange Village Center neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.6% of America's neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Village Center neighborhood in La Grange 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 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.5% 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 88.2% 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 La Grange Village Center neighborhood, 62.4% 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 19.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.8%), and 6.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Village Center neighborhood in La Grange, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (29.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (22.7%), and residents who report Polish roots (15.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (13.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (11.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the La Grange Village Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.3%).

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 La Grange Village Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (77.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (15.4%) . 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. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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La Grange 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 21 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

LYONS TWP HSD 204


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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
Lyons Twp High Sch
100 S Brainard Ave
La Grange, IL, 60525
09-12

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LA GRANGE SD 102


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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
Barnsdale Road School
920 Barnsdale Rd
La Grange Park, IL, 60526
PK-KG
Ogden Ave Elem School
501 W Ogden Ave
La Grange, IL, 60525
PK-06
Congress Park Elem School
9311 Shields Ave
Brookfield, IL, 60513
PK-06
Cossitt Ave Elem School
115 W Cossitt Ave
La Grange, IL, 60525
PK-06
Forest Road Elem School
901 Forest Rd
La Grange Park, IL, 60526
PK-06
Park Junior High School
325 N Park Rd
La Grange Park, IL, 60526
07-08

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LA GRANGE SD 105 SOUTH


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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
Hodgkins Elem School
6516 Kane Ave
Hodgkins, IL, 60525
PK-06
Ideal Elem School
9901 W 58 Th St
Countryside, IL, 60525
PK-06
Seventh Ave Elem School
701 7 Th Ave
La Grange, IL, 60525
PK-06
Wm F Gurrie Middle School
1001 S Spring Ave
La Grange, IL, 60525
07-08
Spring Ave Elem School
1001 S Spring Ave
La Grange, IL, 60525
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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