Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District median real estate price is $793,959, which is more expensive than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 89.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District is currently $2,614, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.1% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Oak Park, Illinois.
Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.5% in Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 52.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
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 Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District 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, Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District 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 Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 100.0% 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 Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District 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, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood, where 54.6% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 13.1% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District 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.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 80.1% 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.
In the Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 28.2% 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 98.0% 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 22.7% of the Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.3% of America's neighborhoods.
One way that the Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.4% 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, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 84.1% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
Did you know that the Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood has more Austrian and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 2.2% have Lithuanian ancestry.
Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.6% 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 Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood in Oak Park 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.
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 Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood, 80.1% 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 14.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (4.3%), and 2.7% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.8% of households. Some people also speak German/Yiddish (2.1%).
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 Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood in Oak Park, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (24.2%), and residents who report English roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.
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 Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (45.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (43.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (22.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.