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 Prospect Heights,
the N Elmhurst Rd / E Camp Mcdonald Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Elmhurst Rd / E Camp Mcdonald Rd neighborhood has more
Polish and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 38.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 4.1% have Romanian ancestry.
N Elmhurst Rd / E Camp Mcdonald Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 37.2% 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 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
N Elmhurst Rd / E Camp Mcdonald Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
N Elmhurst Rd / E Camp Mcdonald Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, N Elmhurst Rd / E Camp Mcdonald Rd
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Illinois. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.2% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Illinois. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
N Elmhurst Rd / E Camp Mcdonald Rd neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees, urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
N Elmhurst Rd / E Camp Mcdonald Rd neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
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 N Elmhurst Rd / E Camp Mcdonald Rd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 97.5% 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: Real Estate
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the N Elmhurst Rd / E Camp Mcdonald Rd neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.7% of all American neighborhoods.