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 Romeoville,
the Lewis U / Airport Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Lewis U / Airport Rd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
27.3% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Illinois, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Lewis U / Airport Rd
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Illinois,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 97.3% of neighborhoods in
IL. If a Illinois retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lewis U / Airport Rd neighborhood has more
Lithuanian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 1.7% have Jamaican ancestry.
Lewis U / Airport Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Lewis U / Airport Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 80.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
Furthermore, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Lewis U / Airport Rd neighborhood could be your paradise. With 32.6% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.8% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.