Olney, IL (N East St / E Laurel St)




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About Olney, IL (N East St / E Laurel St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N East St / E Laurel St median real estate price is $91,311, which is less expensive than 82.3% of Illinois neighborhoods and 82.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in N East St / E Laurel St is currently $983, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.0% of Illinois neighborhoods.

N East St / E Laurel St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Olney, Illinois.

N East St / E Laurel St real estate 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the N East St / E Laurel St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

N East St / E Laurel St has a 12.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.9% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The N East St / E Laurel St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the N East St / E Laurel St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 66.3% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the N East St / E Laurel St neighborhood in Olney is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in IL, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois. If you are considering retiring to Illinois, this is a good neighborhood to look at.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 N East St / E Laurel St neighborhood in Olney are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 68.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 22.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the N East St / E Laurel St neighborhood, 37.2% 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 (21.9%), and 13.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 N East St / E Laurel St neighborhood in Olney, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (2.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the N East St / E Laurel St neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.0% of households.

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 N East St / E Laurel St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (66.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.3%) 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 (6.8%) . 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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N East St / E Laurel St 0.101011101001110
Olney 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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N East St / E Laurel St 0.101011101001110
Olney 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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N East St / E Laurel St 0.101011101001110
Olney 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
East Richland High School
1200 E Laurel St
Olney, IL, 62450
09-12
East Richland Middle School
1099 N Van St
Olney, IL, 62450
06-08
East Richland Elementary School
1001 N Holly Rd
Olney, IL, 62450
PK-05
West Richland Elementary School
103 Oak St
Noble, IL, 62868
PK-05

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