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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates median real estate price is $133,402, which is less expensive than 84.6% of Illinois neighborhoods and 90.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates is currently $2,628, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sauk Village, Illinois.

Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates has a 14.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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 Sauk Village, the Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

The Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (70.9%) than found in 98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, with more than 1.6% of residents living with a same sex partner, Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 8.2% have Jamaican 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 Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates neighborhood in Sauk Village are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 70.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.6% of U.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 Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates neighborhood, 36.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.0%), and 13.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.5% 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 Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates neighborhood in Sauk Village, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Jamaican (8.2%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (6.9%), and residents who report German roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.

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 Indian Hills / Plum Creek Estates neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (80.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (7.8%) and 7.2% 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.


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