Germantown Hills median real estate price is $286,490, which is more expensive than 59.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 44.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Germantown Hills is currently $1,609, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 58.5% of Illinois neighborhoods.
Germantown Hills is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Metamora, Illinois.
Germantown Hills real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Germantown Hills 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.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.4% in Germantown Hills. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Germantown Hills 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 Germantown Hills neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, college students and urban sophisticates.
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Germantown Hills neighborhood may actually hold the key. 66.4% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Germantown Hills neighborhood has more German and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 42.0% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 1.3% have Austrian ancestry.
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 Germantown Hills neighborhood in Metamora 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 87.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.9% 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 79.2% of America'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 Germantown Hills neighborhood, 61.0% 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 19.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (9.7%), and 9.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Germantown Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households.
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 Germantown Hills neighborhood in Metamora, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (42.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.2%), and residents who report English roots (13.7%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Germantown Hills neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.4%) 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 (8.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.