Most Expensive Westchester Neighborhoods
Westchester is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 16,807 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Westchester is the 151st largest community in Illinois.
Westchester real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Westchester house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Westchester is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Westchester is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westchester who work in office and administrative support (17.79%), sales jobs (12.70%) and management occupations (10.53%).
Also of interest is that Westchester has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Westchester is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Westchester a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Westchester has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Westchester’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Westchester is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Westchester, the average commute to work is 30.45 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Westchester, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Westchester is a relatively small village. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Westchester citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.20% of adults in Westchester have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Westchester in 2010 was $34,091, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,364 for a family of four. However, Westchester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Westchester is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Westchester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westchester residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Westchester also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.87% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Westchester include Irish, Italian, Polish, German, English and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Westchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,693|
|WESTCHESTER HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||89.47%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||10.53%|
|TYPE OF WESTCHESTER HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||79.65%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||10.41%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.35%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.91%|
|SIZE OF WESTCHESTER HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.39%|
|AGE OF WESTCHESTER HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||1.17%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||21.75%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||73.75%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.33%|
|WESTCHESTER REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$258,163|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,503|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.93%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||0.96%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||34.30%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||43.24%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||15.23%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||3.23%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||0.12%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF WESTCHESTER||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.60%|
|5 TO 17||13.52%|
|18 TO 24||4.65%|
|25 TO 34||11.28%|
|35 TO 54||26.56%|
|55 TO 64||14.82%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||22.56%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||90.89%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$68,017|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$34,091|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.70%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.88%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.56%)
Public Service (6.59%)
Information Technology (2.31%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||15.61%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.24%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.33%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.59%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||15.87%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (15.52%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (77.94%)
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