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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

1013 Dunlop Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1013 Dunlop Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09989642)
4 beds 2 baths $249,905
1429 Harlem Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1429 Harlem Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09988972)
3 beds 2 baths $249,800
7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 602 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 602, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09988783)
2 beds 2 baths 1,000 sqft $127,500
430 Hannah Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 430 Hannah Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09987625)
4 beds 3 baths 2,300 sqft $479,000
1005 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number A304 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1005 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number A304, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09986858)
1 bed 1 bath $83,500
230 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 1-E FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 230 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 1-E, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09985883)
2 beds 1 bath 800 sqft $149,000
320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 506 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 506, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09983698)
1 bed 1 bath $110,000
MLS # 09982839 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09982839)
1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $114,900
7645 York Street FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7645 York Street, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09983004)
2 beds 4 baths 1,826 sqft $289,900
320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 303 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 303, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09982941)
1 bed 1 bath 565 sqft $113,900
1520 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1520 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09982061)
2 beds 1 bath $189,000
211 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number 2L FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 211 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number 2L, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09979699)
1 bed 1 bath 1,000 sqft $138,000
251 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 3BS FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 251 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 3BS, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09978782)
2 beds 2 baths 1,150 sqft $219,500
7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 509 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 509, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09978613)
2 beds 2 baths 1,289 sqft $279,500
1037 Thomas Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1037 Thomas Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09978112)
4 beds 4 baths 2,000 sqft $412,000
1503 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1503 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09974685)
2 beds 1 bath 1,035 sqft $220,000
339 Des Plaines Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 339 Des Plaines Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09974593)
4 beds 4 baths 2,750 sqft $535,000
505 Hannah Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 505 Hannah Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09973576)
3 beds 3 baths 1,996 sqft $450,000
631 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 631 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09970445)
5 beds 3 baths 2,765 sqft $549,000
7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 401 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 401, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09968553)
2 beds 2 baths $109,000

Sold Listings in Forest Park

904 Hannah Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 904 Hannah Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09909680)
3 beds 2 baths 1,450 sqft $325,000
909 Lathrop Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 909 Lathrop Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09944041)
4 beds 3 baths 2,400 sqft $382,500
7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 207 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 207, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09936900)
2 beds 2 baths 1,200 sqft $236,500
1235 Elgin Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1235 Elgin Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09933736)
3 beds 2 baths 1,035 sqft $237,500
7443 Washington Street, Unit Number 501 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7443 Washington Street, Unit Number 501, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09925613)
2 beds 2 baths 900 sqft $119,000
1306 Elgin Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1306 Elgin Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09923793)
3 beds 2 baths 1,135 sqft $260,000
7251 Randolph Street, Unit Number A4 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7251 Randolph Street, Unit Number A4, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09922701)
2 beds 1 bath $128,500
7428 W Washington Street, Unit Number 407 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7428 W Washington Street, Unit Number 407, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09921828)
2 beds 2 baths $110,000
7243 Madison Street, Unit Number 421 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7243 Madison Street, Unit Number 421, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09922107)
1 bed 1 bath 985 sqft $229,900
923 Thomas Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 923 Thomas Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09918435)
3 beds 2 baths 1,112 sqft $222,000
148 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 207 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 148 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 207, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09916546)
1 bed 1 bath $63,000
235 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 5A FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 235 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 5A, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09914881)
2 beds 2 baths $184,900
7251 Randolph Street, Unit Number A2 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7251 Randolph Street, Unit Number A2, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09915407)
3 beds 2 baths 1,000 sqft $178,000
1035 Thomas Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1035 Thomas Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09915240)
2 beds 2 baths $239,000
7425 Warren Street FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7425 Warren Street, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09910874)
3 beds 4 baths 2,874 sqft $620,000
1029 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number D107 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1029 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number D107, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09912435)
2 beds 2 baths $90,500
850 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 304 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 850 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 304, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09914341)
1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $81,000
309 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number B FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 309 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number B, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09909089)
2 beds 3 baths 1,564 sqft $259,000
7444 Washington Street, Unit Number 6 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7444 Washington Street, Unit Number 6, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09907328)
1 bed 1 bath $101,000
1116 A Des Plaines Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1116 A Des Plaines Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09906870)
2 beds 3 baths 1,584 sqft $251,400

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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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