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Forest Park Real Estate Analysis

Forest Park (formerly Harlem) is a village in Cook County, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago in the United States. The population was 15,688 at the 2000 census. The Forest Park train stop on the CTA Blue Line is the line’s western terminus, located on the Eisenhower Expressway at Des Plaines Avenue.

Geography

Forest Park is located at 41°52′23″N 87°48′40″W (41.873031, -87.811155)[3]. According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 2.40 square miles (6.2 km2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 15,688 people, 7,632 households, and 3,480 families residing in the village. The population density was 6,480.8 people per square mile (2,503.0/km²). There were 7,981 housing units at an average density of 3,297.0 per square mile (1,273.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 56.14% White, 31.18% African American, 0.15% Native American, 6.83% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 2.80% from other races, and 2.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.84% of the population, including 5.6% Mexican.

The top five non-African American, non-Hispanic ethnicities reported in Forest Park as of the 2000 census were German (15.9%), Irish (14.6%), Italian (8.1%), English (5.9%) and Polish (5.3%).[6]

There were 7,632 households out of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.9% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 54.4% were non-families. 45.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the village the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 39.8% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $44,103, and the median income for a family was $52,611. Males had a median income of $39,402 versus $32,255 for females. The per capita income for the village was $26,045. About 6.3% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

Forest Park Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Forest Park

1017 Beloit Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1017 Beloit Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09760456)
3 beds 3 baths $329,000
850 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 308 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 850 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 308, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09757156)
0 beds 1 bath $60,000
1017 Dunlop Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1017 Dunlop Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09755337)
2 beds 1 bath 1,000 sqft $199,900
1037 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number E206 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1037 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number E206, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09754506)
1 bed 1 bath $79,000
7225 Adams Street, Unit Number 2 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7225 Adams Street, Unit Number 2, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09753989)
1 bed 1 bath 650 sqft $90,000
1110 Ferdinand Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1110 Ferdinand Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09753444)
6 beds 2 baths 2,737 sqft $349,000
1101 Harlem Avenue, Unit Number 202 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1101 Harlem Avenue, Unit Number 202, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09753345)
2 beds 1 bath 800 sqft $115,000
7511 Brown Avenue, Unit Number K FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7511 Brown Avenue, Unit Number K, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09752986)
2 beds 3 baths 2,072 sqft $295,000
7314 Randolph Street, Unit Number 2G FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7314 Randolph Street, Unit Number 2G, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09752326)
2 beds 2 baths $167,000
1037 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 308 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1037 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 308, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09750959)
2 beds 2 baths $129,900
140 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 504 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 140 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 504, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09749012)
2 beds 2 baths 960 sqft $177,900
1048 Des Plaines Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1048 Des Plaines Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09748216)
3 beds 2 baths 1,334 sqft $179,900
626 Elgin Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 626 Elgin Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09747551)
4 beds 3 baths 1,802 sqft $469,800
1038 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1038 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09745787)
3 beds 2 baths $295,000
901 Dunlop Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 901 Dunlop Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09744455)
4 beds 3 baths 3,400 sqft $399,900
1510 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1510 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09743623)
4 beds 2 baths 1,800 sqft $269,000
320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 305 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 305, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09741117)
1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $95,000
618 Grove Lane FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 618 Grove Lane, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09740702)
3 beds 3 baths 1,900 sqft $289,000
941 Lathrop Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 941 Lathrop Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09740136)
3 beds 3 baths $390,000
1035 Harlem Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1035 Harlem Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09740038)
3 beds 4 baths 2,000 sqft $377,900

Sold Listings in Forest Park

300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 4C FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 4C, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09715727)
1 bed 1 bath 725 sqft $98,500
310 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 404 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 310 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 404, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09710629)
1 bed 1 bath $76,000
7230 Washington Boulevard, Unit Number A FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7230 Washington Boulevard, Unit Number A, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09709108)
2 beds 3 baths 1,572 sqft $250,000
839 Harlem Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 839 Harlem Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09699822)
4 beds 2 baths 1,250 sqft $82,500
434 Beloit Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 434 Beloit Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09699606)
4 beds 3 baths 1,700 sqft $290,000
1016 Elgin Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1016 Elgin Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09698786)
4 beds 4 baths 2,500 sqft $474,900
1004 Ferdinand Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1004 Ferdinand Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09698288)
2 beds 1 bath 660 sqft $135,000
1021 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number C102 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1021 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number C102, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09692137)
2 beds 2 baths 850 sqft $119,000
1054 Des Plaines Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1054 Des Plaines Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09690566)
4 beds 2 baths 1,334 sqft $195,000
7505 Brown Avenue, Unit Number C FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7505 Brown Avenue, Unit Number C, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09688798)
3 beds 3 baths 2,072 sqft $299,000
7443 Washington Street, Unit Number 409 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7443 Washington Street, Unit Number 409, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09685361)
2 beds 2 baths 900 sqft $129,000
155 Rockford Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 155 Rockford Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09680427)
4 beds 4 baths 2,480 sqft $570,000
114 Elgin Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 114 Elgin Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09676391)
2 beds 2 baths 1,423 sqft $266,000
1123 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1123 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09675098)
2 beds 2 baths 1,064 sqft $177,500
850 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 209 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 850 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 209, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09673310)
1 bed 1 bath $66,500
7521 Brown Avenue, Unit Number L FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7521 Brown Avenue, Unit Number L, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09672594)
2 beds 3 baths 2,020 sqft $290,000
320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 603 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 603, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09669819)
1 bed 1 bath 800 sqft $55,000
614 Grove Lane, Unit Number C FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 614 Grove Lane, Unit Number C, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09668783)
3 beds 3 baths 1,962 sqft $361,000
932 Dunlop Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 932 Dunlop Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09663906)
3 beds 2 baths $315,000
832 Ferdinand Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 832 Ferdinand Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09668235)
3 beds 2 baths 1,368 sqft $272,000

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Forest Park School Data

Forest Park School Districts

Forest Park School District 91
PK-8
Proviso Twp Hsd 209 School District
9-12

Forest Park Schools

Forest Park Middle School
6-8, public
Betsy Ross Elementary School
K-2, public
Field Stevenson Elementary School
3-5, public
Garfield Elementary School
PK-2, public
Grant-White Elementary School
3-5, public
St Bernardine Elementary School
PK-8, private
St. John Lutheran School
PK-8, private
Proviso Math And Science Academy
9-12, public
Walther Lutheran Acad@Forest Park
PK-8, private
Roosevelt Academy
n/a, private
Roosevelt Academy
11-12, private
Walther Lutheran Academy
PK-8, private

Posted on February 23, 2013 at 2:17 pm by Jorge Vigil

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