West Chicago, IL (Washington St / Roosevelt Rd)




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About West Chicago, IL (Washington St / Roosevelt Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Washington St / Roosevelt Rd median real estate price is $224,629, which is more expensive than 62.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 56.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Washington St / Roosevelt Rd is currently $945, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.8% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Washington St / Roosevelt Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Chicago, Illinois.

Washington St / Roosevelt Rd 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 Washington St / Roosevelt Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Washington St / Roosevelt Rd, the current vacancy rate is 3.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Washington St / Roosevelt Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Washington St / Roosevelt Rd neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 23.6% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.7% 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 Washington St / Roosevelt Rd neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 27.0% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Washington St / Roosevelt Rd neighborhood has more Cuban and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 55.0% have Mexican ancestry.

Washington St / Roosevelt Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.9% 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 Washington St / Roosevelt Rd neighborhood in West Chicago are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 28.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.8% of U.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 Washington St / Roosevelt Rd neighborhood, 38.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 28.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.9%), and 12.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Washington St / Roosevelt Rd neighborhood in West Chicago, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (55.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.0%), among others. In addition, 31.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Washington St / Roosevelt Rd neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 54.6% of households. Some people also speak English (41.6%).

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 Washington St / Roosevelt Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (71.4%) 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 (23.6%) . 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Washington St / Roosevelt Rd 0.101011101001110
West Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Washington St / Roosevelt Rd 0.101011101001110
West Chicago 0.101011101001110
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Washington St / Roosevelt Rd 0.101011101001110
West Chicago 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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WEST CHICAGO ESD 33


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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
Early Learning Center
300 E Forest Ave
West Chicago, IL, 60185
PK-PK
Currier Elementary School
800 Garys Mill Rd
West Chicago, IL, 60185
KG-05
Wegner Elementary School
1180 Marcella Ln
West Chicago, IL, 60185
KG-05
Gary Elementary School
130 E Forest Ave
West Chicago, IL, 60185
KG-05
Indian Knoll Elem School
N645 Indian Knoll Rd
West Chicago, IL, 60185
KG-05
Pioneer Elem School
615 Kenwood Ave
West Chicago, IL, 60185
KG-05
Educare Of West Dupage
851 Pearl Rd
West Chicago, IL, 60185
PK-PK
Trinity School
331 George St
West Chicago, IL, 60185
PK-PK
West Chicago Middle School
238 E Hazel St
West Chicago, IL, 60185
06-08
Turner Elem School
750 Ingalton Ave
West Chicago, IL, 60185
KG-05

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CHSD 94


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

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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
Community High School
326 Joliet St
West Chicago, IL, 60185
09-12

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