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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe median real estate price is $146,521, which is less expensive than 79.6% of Illinois neighborhoods and 86.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe is currently $2,102, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Riverdale, Illinois.

Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe 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 Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 24.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 91.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Riverdale, the Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe neighborhood has more single mother households than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

Diversity

Did you know that the Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 10.2% have African ancestry.

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 Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe neighborhood in Riverdale are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 43.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 90.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe neighborhood, 30.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (25.0%), and 17.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.5%).

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 Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe neighborhood in Riverdale, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (18.1%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (16.8%), and residents who report African roots (10.2%).

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 Branigar Brothers / Ivanhoe neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (39.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (71.1%) 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 (12.1%) . 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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