Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates median real estate price is $1,123,961, which is more expensive than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 92.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates is currently $4,705, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wilmette, Illinois.
Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates 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 Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates are 4.1%, which is lower than one will find in 74.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates 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.
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 Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.8% 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 Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates 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.
In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood is wealthier than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 83.4% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% 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 Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood may actually hold the key. 66.5% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 73.2% of the workforce in the Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 19.0% of the Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.9% of America's neighborhoods.
One way that the Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.1% 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.
Did you know that the Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood has more Danish and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 2.1% have Eastern European ancestry.
Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% 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 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates 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 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.8% 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 79.4% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood, 73.2% 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 16.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (5.5%), and 5.1% 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 Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.
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 Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood in Wilmette, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.4%), and residents who report English roots (18.0%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.1%), along with some Danish ancestry residents (5.8%), among others. In addition, 10.3% 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 Kenilworth Gardens / Indian Hill Estates neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (29.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (51.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (19.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.