Olympia Fields, IL (Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr)



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About Olympia Fields, IL (Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr median real estate price is $253,291, which is more expensive than 68.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 58.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr is currently $2,341, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Olympia Fields, Illinois.

Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr 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 Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr has a 11.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 62.4% 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: People

If you are planning to retire in Illinois, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Illinois, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.1% of neighborhoods in IL. If a Illinois retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 15.7% of the Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.4% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 11.2% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.


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 Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood in Olympia Fields 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 88.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.7% 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 73.3% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood, 48.6% 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 21.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.5%), and 13.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.5% of households.

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 Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood in Olympia Fields, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (11.2%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (7.1%), and residents who report German roots (6.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (2.7%), among others.

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 Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (38.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (76.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (15.7%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Olympia Fields 0.101011101001110
Illinois 4.39

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Olympia Fields 0.101011101001110
Illinois 34

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 18 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

RICH TWP HSD 227


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Better than of IL school districts.

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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
Rich Central Campus High School
3600 W 203rd St
Olympia Fields, IL 60461
09-12
Rich East Campus High School
300 Sauk Trl
Park Forest, IL 60466
09-12
Rich South Campus High School
5000 Sauk Trl
Richton Park, IL 60471
09-12

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MATTESON ESD 162


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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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
Illinois School
210 Illinois St
Park Forest, IL 60466
KG-08
Arcadia Elem School
20519 Arcadian Dr
Olympia Fields, IL 60461
KG-03
Indiana Elem School
165 Indiana St
Park Forest, IL 60466
04-06
Matteson Elem School
21245 Main St
Matteson, IL 60443
KG-03
Sauk Elem School
4435 S Churchill Dr
Richton Park, IL 60471
04-06
O W Huth Middle School
3718 213th Pl
Matteson, IL 60443
07-08
Richton Square School
22700 Richton Square
Richton Park, IL 60471
PK-PK

School District Enrollment By Group

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FLOSSMOOR SD 161


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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

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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
Flossmoor Hills Elem School
3721 Beech St
Flossmoor, IL 60422
PK-05
Parker Junior High School
2810 School St
Flossmoor, IL 60422
06-08
Heather Hill Elem School
1439 Lawrence Cres
Flossmoor, IL 60422
KG-05
Serena Hills Elem School
255 Pleasant Dr
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
KG-05
Western Avenue Elem School
940 Western Ave
Flossmoor, IL 60422
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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