Most Expensive Skokie Neighborhoods
|1||Keeler Ave / Golf Rd|
|2||4 Winds Way / Church St|
|3||Skokie Blvd / Church St|
|4||Hebrew Theological College / Touhy Ave|
|5||Skokie Blvd / Gross Point Rd|
|6||Knowledge Systems Institute / Dempster St|
|7||Oakton St / Long Ave|
|8||Crawford Ave / Oakton St|
|9||Howard St / Mccormick Blvd|
|10||Dempster St / Niles Center Rd|
Skokie is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 65,112 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Skokie is the 19th largest community in Illinois.
Skokie home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Skokie real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Skokie is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Skokie is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Skokie who work in office and administrative support (12.98%), sales jobs (12.89%) and management occupations (10.05%).
Also of interest is that Skokie has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Skokie, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.70 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Skokie use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Skokie‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Skokie is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.92% of adults in Skokie have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Skokie in 2010 was $31,844, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,376 for a family of four. However, Skokie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Skokie is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Skokie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Skokie residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Skokie also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.48% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Skokie include German, Irish, Russian, Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac, Polish and Italian.
In addition, Skokie has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (41.62%).
The languages spoken by people in Skokie are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Skokie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu and Russian.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||22,532|
|SKOKIE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||72.01%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||27.99%|
|TYPE OF SKOKIE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||54.32%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.12%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||14.56%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||25.85%|
|SIZE OF SKOKIE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.97%|
|AGE OF SKOKIE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.52%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||17.09%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||68.31%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||8.09%|
|SKOKIE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$318,023|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,239|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.84%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||3.78%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||17.87%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||32.93%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||24.63%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||8.80%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||6.48%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||1.73%|
|PEOPLE OF SKOKIE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.12%|
|5 TO 17||15.74%|
|18 TO 24||7.69%|
|25 TO 34||11.86%|
|35 TO 54||25.92%|
|55 TO 64||16.02%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.65%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||89.15%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$66,586|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$31,844|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||11.70%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (19.21%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.98%)
Real estate (2.11%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.39%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.08%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.69%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.68%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.48%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (8.22%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (45.79%)
Other Indo-European (1.94%)
Other Asian languages (1.80%)
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