Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Northbrook,
the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: 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 Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 99.5% 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 Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, highly educated executives and active retirees.
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 Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood is wealthier than 98.2%
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, the rate of college educated adults in the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 75.9% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 66.2% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.7% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 7.1% have Russian ancestry.
Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 98.0% of all American neighborhoods.
Also of note, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Pfingsten Rd / Walters Ave neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.6% of neighborhoods in America.