Hollywood / Edencroft median real estate price is $786,264, which is more expensive than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 88.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Hollywood / Edencroft is currently $2,288, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.7% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Hollywood / Edencroft is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wilmette, Illinois.
Hollywood / Edencroft 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 Hollywood / Edencroft neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Hollywood / Edencroft are 4.1%, which is lower than one will find in 73.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Hollywood / Edencroft is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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.
Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 50.0% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 13.1% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
In addition, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Hollywood / Edencroft neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 98.7% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Hollywood / Edencroft neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, active retirees and families with school-aged children.
In the Hollywood / Edencroft neighborhood, 13.9% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Hollywood / Edencroft neighborhood has more Russian and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 1.3% have Armenian ancestry.
Hollywood / Edencroft is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.6% 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 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Hollywood / Edencroft 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 93.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.5% 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 77.1% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Hollywood / Edencroft neighborhood, 64.6% 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 21.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (7.4%), and 6.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Hollywood / Edencroft neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Korean, Langs. of India and Polish.
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 Hollywood / Edencroft neighborhood in Wilmette, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (20.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.2%), and some of the residents are also of Russian ancestry (9.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.6%), among others. In addition, 19.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Hollywood / Edencroft neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (56.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (13.9%) and 9.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.