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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Northwest Park / Manor median real estate price is $586,216, which is more expensive than 88.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 74.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Northwest Park / Manor is currently $2,235, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Northwest Park / Manor is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Park Ridge, Illinois.

Northwest Park / Manor 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 Northwest Park / Manor neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.2% in Northwest Park / Manor. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Northwest Park / Manor neighborhood has more Greek and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 18.2% have Polish ancestry.

Northwest Park / Manor is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 21.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Northwest Park / Manor neighborhood in Park Ridge 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 88.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.6% 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 73.5% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Northwest Park / Manor neighborhood, 47.6% 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 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.4%), and 12.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Northwest Park / Manor neighborhood is English, spoken by 50.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and German/Yiddish.

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 Northwest Park / Manor neighborhood in Park Ridge, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (18.2%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (15.7%), and residents who report German roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.7%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (7.1%), among others. In addition, 29.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Northwest Park / Manor neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (60.4%) 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 (17.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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