Lake in the Hills, IL (Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way)




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About Lake in the Hills, IL (Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way median real estate price is $238,154, which is more expensive than 68.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 62.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way is currently $1,678, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lake in the Hills, Illinois.

Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way 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 Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way 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 Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way, the current vacancy rate is 0.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way is among the best neighborhoods for families in Illinois. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.9% 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 Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way neighborhood has more Polish and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 1.9% have Austrian ancestry.

Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.8% 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 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.2% of neighborhoods in America. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.1% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.


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 Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way 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 91.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way neighborhood, 34.9% 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 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (24.0%), and 12.4% 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 Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way neighborhood in Lake in the Hills, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.3%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (24.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (21.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (12.5%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (11.3%), 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 Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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 Wakefield Ln / Thornton Way neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (33.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (86.5%) 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 (10.0%) . 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Lake in the Hills 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Lake in the Hills 0.101011101001110
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Lake in the Hills 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

CONS SD 158


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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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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