South Holland, IL (Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St)




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About South Holland, IL (Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St median real estate price is $129,672, which is less expensive than 65.7% of Illinois neighborhoods and 65.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St is currently $1,242, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in South Holland, Illinois.

Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St 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 Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St are 6.9%, which is lower than one will find in 63.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.8% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 17.8% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St neighborhood in South Holland are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 67.8% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St neighborhood, 39.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.2%), and 11.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St neighborhood in South Holland, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (17.8%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (17.8%), and residents who report Mexican roots (4.1%), and some of the residents are also of Cuban ancestry (3.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (2.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.4%).

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 Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (63.8%) 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 (18.0%) and 8.1% of residents also take the train 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Cottage Grove Ave / E 158th St 0.101011101001110
South Holland 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84

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Illinois 19.89

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South Holland 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

THORNTON TWP HSD 205


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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Thornwood High School
17101 S Park Ave
South Holland, IL, 60473
09-12
Thornton Township High School
15001 Broadway Ave
Harvey, IL, 60426
09-12
Thornridge High School
15000 Cottage Grove
Dolton, IL, 60419
09-12

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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DOLTON SD 149


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
S T E M Academy School
1650 Pulaski Rd
Calumet City, IL, 60409
07-08
Creative Communications Acad School
1650 Pulaski Rd
Calumet City, IL, 60409
07-08
School Of Fine Arts
1650 Pulaski Rd
Calumet City, IL, 60409
07-08
New Beginnings Learning Academy School
15703 Clyde Ave
South Holland, IL, 60473
KG-06
Carol Moseley Braun School
1655 153rd St
Calumet City, IL, 60409
01-06
Berger-Vandenberg Elem School
14833 Avalon Ave
Dolton, IL, 60419
KG-06
Diekman Elem School
15121 Dorchester Ave
Dolton, IL, 60419
PK-06
Caroline Sibley Elem School
1550 Sibley Blvd
Calumet City, IL, 60409
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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SOUTH HOLLAND SD 151


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Taft School
393 E 163rd St
Harvey, IL, 60426
PK-01
Madison School
15700 Orchid Dr
South Holland, IL, 60473
04-05
Eisenhower School
16001 Minerva Ave
South Holland, IL, 60473
02-03
Coolidge Middle School
15500 7th Ave
Phoenix, IL, 60426
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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