Heron Bay / Hunters West median real estate price is $340,320, which is more expensive than 68.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 52.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Heron Bay / Hunters West is currently $2,927, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Heron Bay / Hunters West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lake in the Hills, Illinois.
Heron Bay / Hunters West real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Heron Bay / Hunters West neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
In Heron Bay / Hunters West, the current vacancy rate is 1.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Heron Bay / Hunters West is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Heron Bay / Hunters West neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 27.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
In addition, one way that the Heron Bay / Hunters West neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
The Heron Bay / Hunters West neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 7.7% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Illinois. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, college students and highly educated executives.
Did you know that the Heron Bay / Hunters West neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 13.1% have Polish ancestry.
Heron Bay / Hunters West is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Heron Bay / Hunters West neighborhood in Lake in the Hills 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 89.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.7% 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 63.2% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Heron Bay / Hunters West neighborhood, 47.2% 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 21.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.1%), and 13.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Heron Bay / Hunters West neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Langs. of India and Polish.
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 Heron Bay / Hunters West neighborhood in Lake in the Hills, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.1%), and residents who report Italian roots (15.6%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (13.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.2%), among others. In addition, 12.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Heron Bay / Hunters West neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (25.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (76.3%) 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 (5.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.