Riverside, IL (W 26th St / Desplaines Ave)




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About Riverside, IL (W 26th St / Desplaines Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W 26th St / Desplaines Ave median real estate price is $448,236, which is more expensive than 91.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 84.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W 26th St / Desplaines Ave is currently $1,288, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

W 26th St / Desplaines Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Riverside, Illinois.

W 26th St / Desplaines 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the W 26th St / Desplaines Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in W 26th St / Desplaines Ave are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 76.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W 26th St / Desplaines Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Riverside, the W 26th St / Desplaines Ave 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 W 26th St / Desplaines Ave neighborhood has more Austrian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 4.1% have Greek ancestry.

W 26th St / Desplaines Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the W 26th St / Desplaines Ave neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.6% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the W 26th St / Desplaines Ave neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.

In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 34.0% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.


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 W 26th St / Desplaines Ave neighborhood in Riverside are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 92.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 90.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the W 26th St / Desplaines Ave neighborhood, 60.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.4%), and 8.0% 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 W 26th St / Desplaines Ave neighborhood in Riverside, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (16.2%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (11.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (10.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the W 26th St / Desplaines Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.

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 W 26th St / Desplaines Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (28.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (74.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (11.4%) and 10.0% 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W 26th St / Desplaines Ave 0.101011101001110
Riverside 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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W 26th St / Desplaines Ave 0.101011101001110
Riverside 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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W 26th St / Desplaines Ave 0.101011101001110
Riverside 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 22 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

RIVERSIDE SD 96


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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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
A F Ames Elem School
86 Southcote Rd
Riverside, IL, 60546
KG-05
Blythe Park Elem School
735 Leesley Rd
Riverside, IL, 60546
KG-05
Central Elem School
61 Woodside Rd
Riverside, IL, 60546
KG-05
Hollywood Elem School
3423 Hollywood Ave
Brookfield, IL, 60513
PK-05
L J Hauser Jr High School
65 Woodside Rd
Riverside, IL, 60546
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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RIVERSIDE-BROOKFIELD TWP SD 208


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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
Riverside Brookfield Twp Hs
160 Ridgewood Rd
Riverside, IL, 60546
09-12

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