Mokena, IL (Village Center)




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About Mokena, IL (Village Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Village Center of Mokena is $309,940, which is more expensive than 79.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 71.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mokena Village Center is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Mokena Village Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mokena, Illinois.

Real estate in the Village Center of Mokena, IL 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 Village Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Mokena Village Center are 4.5%, which is lower than one will find in 79.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Mokena Village Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Mokena, the Village Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Mokena Village Center neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.8% of neighborhoods in America.

In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Mokena Village Center neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 28.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Mokena Village Center neighborhood has more Polish and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 2.4% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Mokena Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Village Center neighborhood in Mokena 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 93.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.1% 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 86.5% 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 Mokena Village Center neighborhood, 41.1% 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 26.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.4%), and 13.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Village Center neighborhood in Mokena, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (28.9%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (25.0%), and residents who report German roots (21.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (13.3%), along with some Arab ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mokena Village Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.9% of households. Some people also speak Arabic (5.3%).

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 Mokena Village Center neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (24.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (82.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (10.3%) and 7.2% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Mokena 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Mokena 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 22 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

LINCOLN WAY CHSD 210


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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
Lincoln Way Central High School
1801 E Lincoln Hwy
New Lenox, IL, 60451
09-12
Lincoln Way East High School
201 Colorado Ave
Frankfort, IL, 60423
09-12
Lincoln Way North High School
19900 S Harlem Ave
Frankfort, IL, 60423
09-12
Lincoln Way West
21701 S Gougar Rd
New Lenox, IL, 60451
09-12

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SUMMIT HILL SD 161


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Walker Intermediate School
19900 80 Th Ave
Tinley Park, IL, 60487
05-06
Dr Julian Rogus School
20027 S 88 Th Ave
Frankfort, IL, 60423
PK-04
Arbury Hills Elem School
19651 Beechnut Dr
Mokena, IL, 60448
01-04
Frankfort Square Elem School
7710 W Kingston Dr
Frankfort, IL, 60423
01-04
Indian Trail Elem School
20912 S Frankfort Square Rd
Frankfort, IL, 60423
01-04
Summit Hill Junior High School
7260 W North Ave
Frankfort, IL, 60423
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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MOKENA SD 159


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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
Mokena Elem School
11244 Willow Crest Ln
Mokena, IL, 60448
PK-03
Mokena Jr High School
19815 Kirkstone Way
Mokena, IL, 60448
06-08
Mokena Intermediate School
11331 195 Th St
Mokena, IL, 60448
04-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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