Most Expensive North Chicago Neighborhoods
North Chicago is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 30,395 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, North Chicago is the 60th largest community in Illinois.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in North Chicago, employing 49.41% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Healthcare and Accommodation industries employ 13.27% and 13.01% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
A relatively large number of people in North Chicago telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.36% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
North Chicago is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in North Chicago enrolled in college, North Chicago has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of North Chicago spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.59 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of North Chicago citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.35% of adults 25 and older in North Chicago have a college degree.
The per capita income in North Chicago in 2010 was $17,093, which is low income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,372 for a family of four. However, North Chicago contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North Chicago is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Chicago home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Chicago residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. North Chicago also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Chicago include German, Irish, Italian, Polish and English.
In addition, North Chicago has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.39%).
The most common language spoken in North Chicago is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NORTH CHICAGO INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,765|
|NORTH CHICAGO HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||24.93%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||75.07%|
|TYPE OF NORTH CHICAGO HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||38.19%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||20.19%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||22.37%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||18.72%|
|SIZE OF NORTH CHICAGO HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.34%|
|AGE OF NORTH CHICAGO HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.59%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||39.27%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||32.47%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||16.66%|
|NORTH CHICAGO REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$131,090|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,125|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||8.33%|
|$53,001 - $106,000||25.51%|
|$106,001 - $212,000||57.31%|
|$212,001 - $317,000||5.85%|
|$317,001 - $423,000||1.42%|
|$423,001 - $529,000||1.19%|
|$529,001 - $794,000||0.00%|
|$794,001 - $1,058,000||0.40%|
|PEOPLE OF NORTH CHICAGO||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.73%|
|5 TO 17||14.14%|
|18 TO 24||33.76%|
|25 TO 34||18.78%|
|35 TO 54||16.03%|
|55 TO 64||4.95%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||4.60%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||78.97%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$41,866|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$17,093|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||24.77%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (13.27%)
Public Service (9.11%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.08%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||29.56%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.57%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.07%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||9.42%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.60%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||28.53%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (9.94%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (69.18%)
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