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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Century Trace / Wolf Creek median real estate price is $443,804, which is more expensive than 80.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 64.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Century Trace / Wolf Creek is currently $3,080, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Century Trace / Wolf Creek is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Plainfield, Illinois.

Century Trace / Wolf Creek 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 Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Century Trace / Wolf Creek, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Century Trace / Wolf Creek is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Plainfield, the Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 85.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.

Furthermore, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood could be your paradise. With 23.8% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.9% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

People

A majority of the adults in the Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Illinois by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, families with school-aged children and college students.

In addition, 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 4.3% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Century Trace / Wolf Creek 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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood has more Polish and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 26.6% have Asian ancestry.

Century Trace / Wolf Creek is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% 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 Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood in Plainfield 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 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.6% 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 76.7% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood, 63.7% 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 24.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (6.0%), and 5.7% 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 Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Langs. of India and Arabic.

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 Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood in Plainfield, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (26.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.1%), and residents who report Polish roots (15.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (14.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.0%), among others. In addition, 26.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Century Trace / Wolf Creek neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (33.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (73.6%) 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.


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