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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park median real estate price is $408,480, which is more expensive than 71.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 55.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park is currently $2,129, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 63.5% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Skokie, Illinois.

Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.8% in Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park neighborhood has more Arab and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 2.3% have Greek ancestry.

Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (48.8%) than are found in 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park neighborhood in Skokie are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 30.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.8% 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 Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park neighborhood, 50.4% 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 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.8%), and 11.4% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 43.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Korean and Langs. of India.

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 Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park neighborhood in Skokie, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (26.3%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (11.3%), and residents who report German roots (6.9%), and some of the residents are also of Arab ancestry (6.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.5%), among others. In addition, 48.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Lincoln Ridge / Laramie Park neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (64.4%) 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 (18.5%) . 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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