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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park median real estate price is $775,419, which is more expensive than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 85.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park is currently $3,708, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Northbrook, Illinois.

Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.5% in Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 47.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

People

If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 97.9% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.

In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood is wealthier than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 76.7% of the adults living in the Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Occupations

The Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 70.2% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Diversity

Did you know that the Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood has more Eastern European and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 8.9% have Swedish ancestry.

Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood in Northbrook are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.5% 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 77.1% 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 Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood, 70.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 21.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.6%).

Languages

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 Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, Spanish, Polish and Arabic.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood in Northbrook, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report Polish roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (10.8%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (8.9%), among others. In addition, 14.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 Northbrook Manor / Northbrook Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (60.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (9.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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