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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor median real estate price is $139,324, which is less expensive than 83.2% of Illinois neighborhoods and 89.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor is currently $2,545, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.6% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Markham, Illinois.

Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor 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 Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.4% in Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Real Estate

Some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 96.0% of all American neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor neighborhood has more Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor neighborhood in Markham are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 76.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 30.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor neighborhood, 32.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.8%), and 17.5% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.6%).

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 Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor neighborhood in Markham, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (14.4%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (12.0%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (5.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.7%), along with some German ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.

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 Canterbury Gardens / Southtown Manor neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (61.7%) 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 (18.6%) and 7.0% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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