Boulevard Manor West median real estate price is $260,221, which is more expensive than 55.3% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 40.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Boulevard Manor West is currently $1,831, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 41.0% 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.
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 Cicero, the Boulevard Manor West neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
In the Boulevard Manor West neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 22.1% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
One of the really interesting characteristics about the Boulevard Manor West neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Illinois.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
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.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. 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.