Lake in the Hills, IL (Crystal Gardens)




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About Lake in the Hills, IL (Crystal Gardens)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Crystal Gardens median real estate price is $300,437, which is more expensive than 78.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 70.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Crystal Gardens is currently $1,571, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Crystal Gardens is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lake in the Hills, Illinois.

Crystal Gardens real estate 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 Crystal Gardens 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 Crystal Gardens, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Crystal Gardens 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 Crystal Gardens neighborhood has more Polish and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 2.0% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Crystal Gardens is among the best neighborhoods for families in Illinois. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.4% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Illinois. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Crystal Gardens neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students, urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Crystal Gardens neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.8% 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 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 Crystal Gardens 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 91.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.4% 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 88.7% 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 Crystal Gardens neighborhood, 45.7% 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 24.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.9%), and 12.8% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Crystal Gardens neighborhood in Lake in the Hills, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.1%), and residents who report Polish roots (16.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Crystal Gardens neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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 Crystal Gardens neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (86.6%) 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 (9.4%) . 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Crystal Gardens 0.101011101001110
Lake in the Hills 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Crystal Gardens 0.101011101001110
Lake in the Hills 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Lake in the Hills 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 24 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

CONS SD 158


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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
Conley Elementary School
750 Academic Dr
Algonquin, IL, 60102
03-05
Huntley High School
13719 Harmony Rd
Huntley, IL, 60142
09-12
Chesak Elementary School
10910 Reed Rd
Lake In The Hills, IL, 60156
KG-02
Leggee Elementary School
13723 Harmony Rd
Huntley, IL, 60142
KG-05
Martin Elementary School
10920 Reed Rd
Lake In The Hills, IL, 60156
03-05
Marlowe Middle School
9625 Haligus Rd
Lake In The Hills, IL, 60156
06-08
Mackeben Elementary School
800 Academic Dr
Algonquin, IL, 60102
KG-02
Heineman Middle School
725 Academic Dr
Algonquin, IL, 60102
06-08

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CRYSTAL LAKE CCSD 47


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US 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

School District Enrollment By Group

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CHSD 155


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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
Crystal Lake South High School
1200 S Mchenry Ave
Crystal Lake, IL, 60014
09-12
Cary Grove Community High School
2208 3 Oaks Rd
Cary, IL, 60013
09-12
Crystal Lake Central High School
45 W Franklin Ave
Crystal Lake, IL, 60014
09-12
Prairie Ridge High School
6000 Dvorak Dr
Crystal Lake, IL, 60012
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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