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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Boulevard Manor West median real estate price is $266,987, which is more expensive than 53.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 39.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Boulevard Manor West is currently $1,963, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 41.2% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Boulevard Manor West is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Cicero, Illinois.

Boulevard Manor West real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Boulevard Manor West neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Boulevard Manor West are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 68.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Boulevard Manor West 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Boulevard Manor West (22.1%) than in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Boulevard Manor West neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 86.2% of the neighborhoods in IL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Diversity

Did you know that the Boulevard Manor West neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 75.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Boulevard Manor West is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 70.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors

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 Boulevard Manor West neighborhood in Cicero are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.1% 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 61.9% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Boulevard Manor West neighborhood, 36.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 35.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (14.5%), and 13.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Boulevard Manor West neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 70.3% of households. Some people also speak English (27.1%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Boulevard Manor West neighborhood in Cicero, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (75.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.4%), and residents who report Polish roots (3.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.2%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (2.0%), among others. In addition, 28.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Boulevard Manor West neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (72.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (22.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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