Median real estate price in the Village Center of Norridge is $386,066, which is more expensive than 78.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 61.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Norridge Village Center is currently $1,907, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Norridge Village Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Norridge, Illinois.
Real estate in the Village Center of Norridge, IL 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 Village Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Norridge Village Center, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Norridge Village Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Norridge Village Center neighborhood has more Polish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 30.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 3.1% have Greek ancestry.
Norridge Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Norridge Village Center neighborhood. More residents of the Norridge Village Center neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
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 Village Center neighborhood in Norridge are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 63.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.1% 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 68.2% 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 Norridge Village Center neighborhood, 39.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.0%), and 12.1% 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 Norridge Village Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 57.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Italian, Spanish and Greek.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Village Center neighborhood in Norridge, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (30.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (18.1%), and residents who report German roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.3%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.9%), among others. In addition, 28.7% 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 Norridge Village Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (84.6%) 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 (7.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.