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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands median real estate price is $442,992, which is more expensive than 77.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 61.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands is currently $1,947, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.3% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Roselle, Illinois.

Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.1% in Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Roselle, the Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Illinois. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Diversity

Did you know that the Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands neighborhood has more Polish and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 1.1% have Slovak ancestry.

Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.8% 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 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands neighborhood in Roselle are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 75.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.7% 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 65.8% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands neighborhood, 58.3% 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 18.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.4%), and 11.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Spanish and Langs. of India.

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 Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands neighborhood in Roselle, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (36.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.9%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 20.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Roselle Countryside / Roselle Highlands neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (71.3%) 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 (7.0%) and 6.1% of residents also take the train 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.


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