Most Expensive New Lenox Neighborhoods
New Lenox is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 25,426 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, New Lenox is the 96th largest community in Illinois.
New Lenox real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although New Lenox house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, New Lenox isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Lenox are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Lenox is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Lenox who work in office and administrative support (12.49%), sales jobs (11.05%) and management occupations (10.75%).
Also of interest is that New Lenox has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, New Lenox is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, New Lenox really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is New Lenox perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in New Lenox is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In New Lenox, the average commute to work is 33.60 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in New Lenox use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of New Lenox‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The population of New Lenox is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.06% of adults in New Lenox have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in New Lenox in 2010 was $35,271, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,084 for a family of four.
The people who call New Lenox home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Lenox residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Lenox include Irish, German, Polish, Italian, English and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in New Lenox is English.
|NEW LENOX INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||8,137|
|NEW LENOX HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||86.27%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||13.74%|
|TYPE OF NEW LENOX HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||76.24%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||11.65%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.85%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||8.00%|
|SIZE OF NEW LENOX HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.74%|
|AGE OF NEW LENOX HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||30.91%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||58.93%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||8.59%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.57%|
|NEW LENOX REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$304,963|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,072|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.77%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||0.67%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||18.41%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||41.75%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||30.42%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||4.52%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||1.02%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||0.27%|
|PEOPLE OF NEW LENOX||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.11%|
|5 TO 17||21.13%|
|18 TO 24||7.81%|
|25 TO 34||10.79%|
|35 TO 54||32.77%|
|55 TO 64||10.05%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.34%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.52%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$96,327|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$35,271|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.51%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (15.33%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.20%)
Public Service (4.34%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.79%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.92%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.98%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.92%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (28.35%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (95.41%)
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