Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge median real estate price is $345,987, which is more expensive than 73.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 56.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge is currently $1,456, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.2% of Illinois neighborhoods.
Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lombard, Illinois.
Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
In Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge, the current vacancy rate is 0.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge 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.
Did you know that the Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 2.2% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge neighborhood in Lombard are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.6% 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 69.9% 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 Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge neighborhood, 43.9% 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 26.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.8%), and 14.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.9%).
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 Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge neighborhood in Lombard, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.5%), and residents who report Polish roots (16.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.1%), among others.
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 Lombard Highlands / Lilac Lodge neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (70.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train 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.