Richton Park, IL (Village Center)




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About Richton Park, IL (Village Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Village Center of Richton Park is $147,936, which is less expensive than 60.3% of Illinois neighborhoods and 60.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Richton Park Village Center is currently $1,089, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Richton Park Village Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Richton Park, Illinois.

Real estate in the Village Center of Richton Park, IL is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Village Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Richton Park Village Center, the current vacancy rate is 3.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Richton Park Village Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 4.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

For many reasons, Richton Park Village Center is rated by NeighborhoodScout as one of the top 4.2% of ideal neighborhoods for first-time home buyers in the state of Illinois. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet the neighborhood has a track record according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive neighborhood home appreciation rates of above average real estate appreciation over the last five years compared to other IL neighborhoods, protecting your investment in your first home, while simultaneously making it less risky for your lender. Not only does this neighborhood stand out for combining price and home value stability or increases, it also is a neighborhood with a high quality resident population according exclusive data, meaning this is likely a good place to buy, live, and enjoy. While many first time home buyers focus purely on low cost and convenient location, which can risk your investment in your first home and put you in a less than desirable neighborhood, this neighborhood is a true standout for a lot of reasons, and definitely worth a look if you are a first time home buyer. In addition to being an excellent choice for first-time home buyers, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.


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 Village Center 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 54.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 24.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Richton Park Village Center 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.4%), and 16.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Village Center neighborhood in Richton Park, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (12.2%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report German roots (7.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.2%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Richton Park Village Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.3% of households. Some people also speak Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) (4.6%).

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 Richton Park Village Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (74.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (11.3%) and 6.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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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Village Center 0.101011101001110
Richton Park 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Village Center 0.101011101001110
Richton Park 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Village Center 0.101011101001110
Richton Park 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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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)

Discipline District State
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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