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 S Weber Rd / Lakewood Falls Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the S Weber Rd / Lakewood Falls Dr neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
32.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Weber Rd / Lakewood Falls Dr neighborhood has more
Polish and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 5.3% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
S Weber Rd / Lakewood Falls Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 S Weber Rd / Lakewood Falls Dr
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
S Weber Rd / Lakewood Falls Dr neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
10.1% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
More residents of the S Weber Rd / Lakewood Falls Dr neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
S Weber Rd / Lakewood Falls Dr neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.7% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Illinois, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Illinois.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the S Weber Rd / Lakewood Falls Dr neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.0% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the S Weber Rd / Lakewood Falls Dr neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 27.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.