Northbrook, IL (Village Center)




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About Northbrook, IL (Village Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Village Center of Northbrook is $630,976, which is more expensive than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 92.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Northbrook Village Center is currently $1,673, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Northbrook Village Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Northbrook, Illinois.

Real estate in the Village Center of Northbrook, IL is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. 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 2000 and the present.

In Northbrook Village Center, the current vacancy rate is 3.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Northbrook Village Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Northbrook Village Center neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 98.9% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. 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, 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 76.9% of the adults living in the Northbrook Village Center neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Also, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 3.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Northbrook Village Center neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Northbrook Village Center neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 4.9% have Russian ancestry.

Northbrook Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.7% 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 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Northbrook Village Center neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 12.2% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 17.9% of the Northbrook Village Center neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.1% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 64.5% of the workforce in the Northbrook Village Center neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 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 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.7% 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 75.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Northbrook Village Center neighborhood, 64.5% 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 21.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.8%), and 5.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Village Center neighborhood in Northbrook, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report Asian roots (10.6%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.4%), among others. In addition, 11.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: 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 Village Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Polish.

Getting to Work

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 Northbrook Village Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (17.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Northbrook 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Northbrook 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 35 Condition Alerts found.

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NORTHFIELD TWP HSD 225


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Glenbrook Evening High School
4000 W Lake Ave
Glenview, IL, 60026
09-12
Glenbrook Off Campus Center
1835 Landwehr Rd
Glenview, IL, 60026
09-12
Glenbrook South High School
4000 W Lake Ave
Glenview, IL, 60026
09-12
Glenbrook North High School
2300 Shermer Rd
Northbrook, IL, 60062
09-12

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NORTHBROOK SD 28


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Greenbriar Elem School
1225 Greenbriar Ln
Northbrook, IL, 60062
PK-05
Meadowbrook Elem School
1600 Walters Ave
Northbrook, IL, 60062
PK-05
Northbrook Junior High School
1475 Maple Ave
Northbrook, IL, 60062
06-08
Westmoor Elem School
2500 Cherry Ln
Northbrook, IL, 60062
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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NORTHBROOK/GLENVIEW SD 30


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Maple School
2370 Shermer Rd
Northbrook, IL, 60062
06-08
Wescott Elementary School
1820 Western Ave
Northbrook, IL, 60062
01-05
Willowbrook Elem School
2500 Happy Hollow Rd
Glenview, IL, 60026
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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