Urbana, IL (E Curtis Rd / S Race St)




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About Urbana, IL (E Curtis Rd / S Race St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Curtis Rd / S Race St median real estate price is $158,402, which is more expensive than 44.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 41.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in E Curtis Rd / S Race St is currently $811, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.2% of Illinois neighborhoods.

E Curtis Rd / S Race St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Urbana, Illinois.

E Curtis Rd / S Race St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in E Curtis Rd / S Race St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 27.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (55.8% ride the bus) than 100.0% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood, analysis shows that 25.9% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Finally, more people in E Curtis Rd / S Race St choose to walk to work each day (21.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: People

If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood, where 64.9% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Illinois.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 96.2% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, 98.3% of the real estate in the E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Furthermore, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 39.8% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.3% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood has more Asian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 41.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.6% have Iranian ancestry.

E Curtis Rd / S Race St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 33.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood in Urbana are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 56.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood, 52.8% 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 25.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.3%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood in Urbana, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (41.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.2%), among others. In addition, 27.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: 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 E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood is English, spoken by 53.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Korean, Spanish and South Asian languages.

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 E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (55.8%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (21.8%) and 15.4% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the E Curtis Rd / S Race St neighborhood of Urbana by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Urbana 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Urbana Early Childhood Ctr
2202 E Washington St
Urbana, IL, 61802
PK-PK
Thomas Paine Elem School
1801 James Cherry Dr
Urbana, IL, 61802
KG-05
Prairie Elem School
2102 E Washington St
Urbana, IL, 61802
KG-05
Leal Elem School
312 W Oregon St
Urbana, IL, 61801
KG-05
M L King Jr Elem School
1108 Fairview Ave
Urbana, IL, 61801
KG-05
Urbana High School
1002 S Race St
Urbana, IL, 61801
09-12
Urbana Middle School
1201 S Vine St
Urbana, IL, 61801
06-08
Yankee Ridge Elem School
2102 S Anderson St
Urbana, IL, 61801
KG-05
Wiley Elementary School
1602 S Anderson St
Urbana, IL, 61801
KG-05

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