Richton Park, IL (Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave)




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About Richton Park, IL (Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave median real estate price is $133,317, which is less expensive than 64.3% of Illinois neighborhoods and 64.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave is currently $1,000, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.2% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Richton Park, Illinois.

Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave has a 15.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.3% 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

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.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave neighborhood in Richton Park are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 34.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave neighborhood, 29.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 27.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.9%), and 20.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave neighborhood in Richton Park, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (14.7%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report Mexican roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.6%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.1%).

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 Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (5.7%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave 0.101011101001110
Richton Park 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave 0.101011101001110
Richton Park 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Balmoral Dr / Poplar Ave 0.101011101001110
Richton Park 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 17 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

RICH TWP HSD 227


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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
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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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)

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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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