The neighborhood of Blackhawk is located within the city of Aurora, Illinois, which is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Blackhawk offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of Aurora is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, public green spaces are easy to get to since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in.
In Blackhawk, around 95% of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this area took place prior to the 1960s. This part of the city also has a choice of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this neighborhood own their home while renters make up the remainder.
Primary as well as high schools are very easy to access on foot from any location in Blackhawk. Regarding food, the closest supermarket in this area is typically only a short walk away.
Traveling on foot is quite practical for home buyers in Blackhawk; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. A car is a fairly good medium of transportation in this neighborhood. It is convenient to park. In contrast, Blackhawk is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner.