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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

115 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 308 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 115 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 308, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10452470)
1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $125,000
7525 Adams Street, Unit Number 1W FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7525 Adams Street, Unit Number 1W, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10452151)
2 beds 2 baths 720 sqft $214,900
629 Grove Lane FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 629 Grove Lane, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10450917)
3 beds 3 baths 1,860 sqft $339,900
1415 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1415 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10450187)
3 beds 2 baths 1,442 sqft $289,900
7243 Madison Street, Unit Number 211 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7243 Madison Street, Unit Number 211, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10448577)
2 beds 2 baths 1,100 sqft $289,900
7212 Jackson Boulevard N, Unit Number 3E FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7212 Jackson Boulevard N, Unit Number 3E, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10448380)
1 bed 1 bath 850 sqft $86,900
1013 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number B307 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1013 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number B307, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10447894)
2 beds 2 baths 916 sqft $122,000
300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 4I FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 4I, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10444853)
1 bed 1 bath 650 sqft $86,900
616 Grove Lane FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 616 Grove Lane, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10444351)
3 beds 4 baths 2,420 sqft $369,900
106 Rockford Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 106 Rockford Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10444214)
4 beds 3 baths 2,500 sqft $585,000
300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 3K FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 3K, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10443610)
1 bed 1 bath 650 sqft $84,900
122 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 102 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 122 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 102, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10443326)
1 bed 1 bath $95,000
1347 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1347 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10441421)
3 beds 2 baths 2,500 sqft $349,900
1013 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number B103 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1013 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number B103, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10442880)
1 bed 1 bath 750 sqft $89,900
141 Brown Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 141 Brown Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10442231)
5 beds 3 baths 2,631 sqft $494,900
300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 6B FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 6B, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10440991)
1 bed 1 bath 680 sqft $76,000
7227 Adams Street, Unit Number 2 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7227 Adams Street, Unit Number 2, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10440936)
1 bed 1 bath 755 sqft $120,000
1433 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1433 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10438159)
4 beds 3 baths 1,994 sqft $329,900
7431 Warren Street FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7431 Warren Street, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10438152)
2 beds 1 bath 1,386 sqft $160,000
1328 Elgin Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1328 Elgin Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10436935)
2 beds 1 bath $245,000

Sold Listings in Forest Park

7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 315 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 315, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10410463)
1 bed 1 bath $180,000
7740 Harvard Street, Unit Number 4A FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7740 Harvard Street, Unit Number 4A, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10406265)
1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $62,500
115 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 608 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 115 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 608, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10398995)
1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $117,250
7637 York Street FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7637 York Street, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10391733)
2 beds 4 baths 1,806 sqft $285,000
7443 Washington Street, Unit Number 502 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7443 Washington Street, Unit Number 502, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10380529)
2 beds 2 baths 910 sqft $105,000
1223 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number 2N FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1223 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number 2N, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10381964)
2 beds 1 bath 1,300 sqft $175,000
115 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 204 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 115 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 204, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10261374)
1 bed 1 bath $80,000
210 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number C FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 210 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number C, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10376948)
2 beds 3 baths 2,192 sqft $285,000
1104 Elgin Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1104 Elgin Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10374624)
3 beds 3 baths 1,916 sqft $365,000
1237 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1237 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10372724)
3 beds 2 baths 1,588 sqft $268,000
847 Thomas Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 847 Thomas Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10365550)
3 beds 2 baths $346,000
528 Grove Lane FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 528 Grove Lane, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10364311)
2 beds 3 baths 2,002 sqft $327,000
7660 Wilcox Street FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7660 Wilcox Street, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10367139)
3 beds 1 bath $185,000
905 Lathrop Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 905 Lathrop Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10364089)
3 beds 2 baths 1,192 sqft $187,500
1124 Troost Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1124 Troost Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10360444)
4 beds 4 baths 2,090 sqft $470,000
7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 305 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 305, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10359172)
1 bed 1 bath 850 sqft $177,000
7531 Brown Avenue, Unit Number C FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7531 Brown Avenue, Unit Number C, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10329510)
2 beds 3 baths $299,000
235 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6HN FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 235 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6HN, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10357046)
2 beds 2 baths 1,200 sqft $217,500
320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 305 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 305, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10352670)
1 bed 1 bath 600 sqft $95,000
7221 Adams Street, Unit Number 2 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7221 Adams Street, Unit Number 2, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10352137)
1 bed 1 bath $110,000

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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
http://fpms.forestparkschools.org/
Betsy Ross Elementary School
K-2, public
http://betsyross.forestparkschools.org/
Field Stevenson Elementary School
3-5, public
http://fieldstevenson.forestparkschools.org/
Garfield Elementary School
PK-2, public
http://garfield.forestparkschools.org/
Grant-White Elementary School
3-5, public
http://grantwhite.forestparkschools.org/
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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