Crawford Manor median real estate price is $424,470, which is more expensive than 82.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 65.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Crawford Manor is currently $2,206, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Crawford Manor is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Skokie, Illinois.
Crawford Manor real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Crawford Manor neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Crawford Manor are 5.4%, which is lower than one will find in 65.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Crawford Manor is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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 Skokie, the Crawford Manor neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Crawford Manor neighborhood, is that an incredible 84.9% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.
Did you know that the Crawford Manor neighborhood has more Romanian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 3.1% have Eastern European ancestry.
Crawford Manor is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Crawford Manor neighborhood in Skokie are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 10.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Crawford Manor neighborhood, 54.3% 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 17.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.0%), and 13.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Crawford Manor neighborhood is English, spoken by 57.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Urdu (the national language of Pakistan), Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and Langs. of India.
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 Crawford Manor neighborhood in Skokie, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (25.6%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (6.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.9%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (5.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.0%), among others. In addition, 38.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Crawford Manor neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (65.5%) 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 (12.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.