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 $233,485, which is more expensive than 67.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 61.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr is currently $1,354, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.8% 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 townhomes. 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 13.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.9% 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: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, if you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 11.8% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of Illinois. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood, 17.9% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood has more African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.1% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.

Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr is also pretty special linguistically. 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.


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 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 87.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood, 56.9% 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 16.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.0%), and 12.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood in Olympia Fields, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (16.1%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (14.1%), and residents who report German roots (5.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lincoln Hwy / Brookwood Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households.

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 (48.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (71.3%) 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%) and 7.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Olympia Fields 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Olympia Fields 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 20 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

RICH TWP HSD 227


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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
Rich Central Campus High School
3600 W 203 Rd 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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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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MATTESON ESD 162


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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
O W Huth Middle School
3718 213 Th Pl
Matteson, IL, 60443
07-08
Richton Square School
22700 Richton Square Rd
Richton Park, IL, 60471
PK-KG
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
01-03
Sauk Elem School
4435 S Churchill Dr
Richton Park, IL, 60471
04-06
Illinois School
210 Illinois St
Park Forest, IL, 60466
KG-08

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.

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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
Serena Hills Elem School
255 Pleasant Dr
Chicago Heights, IL, 60411
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
Western Avenue Elem School
940 Western Ave
Flossmoor, IL, 60422
KG-05
Flossmoor Hills Elem School
3721 Beech St
Flossmoor, IL, 60422
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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