Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge median real estate price is $205,988, which is more expensive than 40.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 28.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge is currently $2,514, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mundelein, Illinois.
Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge has a 13.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.0% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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.
Did you know that the Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 57.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 57.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge neighborhood in Mundelein are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.9% 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 65.7% 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 Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge neighborhood, 35.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.6%), and 17.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 57.3% of households. Some people also speak English (37.9%).
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 Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge neighborhood in Mundelein, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (57.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (7.1%), and residents who report English roots (4.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.8%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (3.3%), among others. In addition, 33.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Lakewood Heights / Hiawatha Lodge neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (77.2%) 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 (17.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.