Rockford, IL (S Main St / Morgan St)




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About Rockford, IL (S Main St / Morgan St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Main St / Morgan St median real estate price is $66,994, which is less expensive than 92.7% of Illinois neighborhoods and 92.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in S Main St / Morgan St is currently $1,063, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 42.4% of Illinois neighborhoods.

S Main St / Morgan St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rockford, Illinois.

S Main St / Morgan St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the S Main St / Morgan St 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 S Main St / Morgan St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 25.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 91.2% 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 Rockford, the S Main St / Morgan St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the S Main St / Morgan St neighborhood about it; they already know. 25.9% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.8% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.4% of the adult residents in the S Main St / Morgan St neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Main St / Morgan St neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 61.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

S Main St / Morgan St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the S Main St / Morgan St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 36.0% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the S Main St / Morgan St neighborhood in Rockford are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 53.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.2% of U.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 S Main St / Morgan St neighborhood, 37.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 32.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (16.9%), and 13.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the S Main St / Morgan St neighborhood in Rockford, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (61.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (5.4%), and residents who report English roots (1.7%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (1.3%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (1.2%), among others. In addition, 22.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 S Main St / Morgan St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 60.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Italian.

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 S Main St / Morgan St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (87.3%) 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 (10.7%) . 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 Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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S Main St / Morgan St 0.101011101001110
Rockford 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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S Main St / Morgan St 0.101011101001110
Rockford 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89
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S Main St / Morgan St 0.101011101001110
Rockford 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

ROCKFORD SD 205


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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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

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