Wilmette, IL (Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd)




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About Wilmette, IL (Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd median real estate price is $919,469, which is more expensive than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd is currently $2,462, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wilmette, Illinois.

Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd 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 Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd, the current vacancy rate is 1.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

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 0.6% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd 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, Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

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 Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.9% 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 Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood. 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 Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 85.5% 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 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Finally, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 75.5% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood has more Eastern European and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 4.9% have Russian ancestry.

Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 13.4% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 16.9% of the Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.9% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, real estate in the Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 1.1%, the Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.4% 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.


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 Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd 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 99.4% 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

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 Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood, 75.5% 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 18.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (4.7%), and 2.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood in Wilmette, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (25.6%), and residents who report English roots (14.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (13.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.7%), among others. In addition, 13.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, German and South Asian languages.

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 Illinois Rd / Iroquois Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (35.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (74.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (16.9%) and 6.4% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 8 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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Wilmette 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Wilmette 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 45 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

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WILMETTE SD 39


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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

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WINNETKA SD 36


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

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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
The Skokie School
520 Glendale Ave
Winnetka, IL, 60093
05-06
Carleton W Washburne School
515 Hibbard Rd
Winnetka, IL, 60093
07-08
Crow Island Elem School
1112 Willow Rd
Winnetka, IL, 60093
KG-04
Hubbard Woods Elem School
1110 Chatfield Rd
Winnetka, IL, 60093
KG-04
Greeley Elem School
275 Fairview Ave
Winnetka, IL, 60093
PK-04

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AVOCA SD 37


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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
Marie Murphy School
2921 Illinois Rd
Wilmette, IL, 60091
PK-08
Avoca West Elem School
235 Beech Dr
Glenview, IL, 60025
KG-05

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