Cambridge West / Fairhaven median real estate price is $304,957, which is more expensive than 64.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 48.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Cambridge West / Fairhaven is currently $2,204, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Cambridge West / Fairhaven is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mundelein, Illinois.
Cambridge West / Fairhaven real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Cambridge West / Fairhaven neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Cambridge West / Fairhaven are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 66.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Cambridge West / Fairhaven 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.
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.
Our research reveals that 90.0% of commuters who live in the Cambridge West / Fairhaven neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Cambridge West / Fairhaven neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 2.0% have Danish ancestry.
Cambridge West / Fairhaven is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.2% 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 Cambridge West / Fairhaven neighborhood in Mundelein are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 40.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 89.0% of U.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 Cambridge West / Fairhaven neighborhood, 38.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 34.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.6%), and 8.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Cambridge West / Fairhaven neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 44.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Langs. of India and Polish.
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 Cambridge West / Fairhaven neighborhood in Mundelein, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (45.8%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (8.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.7%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.0%), among others. In addition, 38.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Cambridge West / Fairhaven neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (90.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.