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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Ayers / Burke median real estate price is $230,615, which is more expensive than 38.6% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 27.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Ayers / Burke is currently $1,405, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 70.5% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Ayers / Burke is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Savanna, Illinois.

Ayers / Burke real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Ayers / Burke neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Ayers / Burke. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 27.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (17.1%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 15 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 95.8% of America. One of the notable things about Ayers / Burke is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Ayers / Burke is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.0% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Illinois, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Illinois.

Diversity

Did you know that the Ayers / Burke neighborhood has more Belgian and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 4.8% have Swedish ancestry.

Ayers / Burke is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% 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 Ayers / Burke neighborhood in Savanna are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 64.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 20.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.8% 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 Ayers / Burke neighborhood, 37.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 34.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.6%), and 11.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ayers / Burke neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.8% of households. Some people also speak German/Yiddish (9.4%).

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 Ayers / Burke neighborhood in Savanna, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (35.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.4%), and residents who report English roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (4.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.6%), 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 Ayers / Burke neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (82.7%) 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 (5.5%) . 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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