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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Roosevelt Rd / Bishop St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 78.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
E Roosevelt Rd / Bishop St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 73.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: 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 E Roosevelt Rd / Bishop St
More residents of the E Roosevelt Rd / Bishop St neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
What is interesting to note, is that the E Roosevelt Rd / Bishop St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(43.8%) than are found in 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the E Roosevelt Rd / Bishop St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 28.5% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.9% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the E Roosevelt Rd / Bishop St
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
42.1% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 97.2% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the E Roosevelt Rd / Bishop St neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 89% of the neighborhoods in
IL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the E Roosevelt Rd / Bishop St neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the E Roosevelt Rd / Bishop St neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.7% of all American neighborhoods.