Wilmette, IL (Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave)




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About Wilmette, IL (Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave median real estate price is $800,303, which is more expensive than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave is currently $1,799, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wilmette, Illinois.

Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave, the current vacancy rate is 3.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Wilmette, the Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 2.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 100.0% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 84.1% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood may actually hold the key. 66.9% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 74.8% of the workforce in the Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood, analysis shows that 17.1% 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 98.9% 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.

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 32.1% of the Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.6% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood has more Eastern European and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 6.2% have Swedish ancestry.

Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.2% 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 Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood in Wilmette are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood, 74.8% 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 14.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (5.4%), and 4.9% 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 Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood in Wilmette, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.3% of households. Some people also speak Korean (2.1%).

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 Green Bay Rd / Lake Ave neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (56.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (32.1%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Wilmette 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Wilmette 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 22 Condition Alerts found.

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NEW TRIER TWP HSD 203


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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
New Trier Township H S Northfield
7 Happ Rd
Northfield, IL, 60093
09-09
New Trier Township H S Winnetka
385 Winnetka Ave
Winnetka, IL, 60093
10-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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WILMETTE SD 39


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

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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
Highcrest Middle School
569 Hunter Rd
Wilmette, IL, 60091
05-06
Central Elem School
910 Central Ave
Wilmette, IL, 60091
KG-04
Harper Elem School
1101 Dartmouth St
Wilmette, IL, 60091
KG-04
Mckenzie Elem School
649 Prairie Ave
Wilmette, IL, 60091
KG-04
Romona Elem School
600 Romona Rd
Wilmette, IL, 60091
PK-04
Wilmette Junior High School
620 Locust Rd
Wilmette, IL, 60091
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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