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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

7652 Wilcox Street Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7652 Wilcox Street, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10884029)
3 beds 2 baths 1,898 sqft $305,000
7525 Adams Street, Unit Number 1W Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7525 Adams Street, Unit Number 1W, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10883924)
2 beds 2 baths $239,900
7251 Randolph Street, Unit Number C1 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7251 Randolph Street, Unit Number C1, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10881430)
3 beds 2 baths $185,000
205 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 3A Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 205 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 3A, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10883151)
2 beds 1 bath $119,000
7428 Warren Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7428 Warren Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10880195)
4 beds 1 bath 1,000 sqft $227,000
926 Hannah Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 926 Hannah Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10650623)
3 beds 1 bath $299,000
244 Marengo Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 244 Marengo Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10878614)
3 beds 2 baths 1,479 sqft $449,000
115 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 402 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 115 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 402, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10863349)
1 bed 1 bath 750 sqft $133,000
545 Thomas Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 545 Thomas Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10862651)
4 beds 2 baths 2,564 sqft $479,900
616 Grove Lane Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 616 Grove Lane, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10855536)
3 beds 4 baths 1,962 sqft $369,900
7532 Harrison Street Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7532 Harrison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10775143)
3 beds 3 baths 1,939 sqft $439,000
824 Beloit Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 824 Beloit Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10854055)
3 beds 3 baths 2,000 sqft $524,900
7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 508 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 508, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10851436)
2 beds 2 baths 1,306 sqft $309,500
315 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 608 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 315 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 608, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10851217)
2 beds 2 baths $154,900
251 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 2D Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 251 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 2D, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10839688)
1 bed 1 bath 1,000 sqft $164,900
7410 Dixon Street, Unit Number 201 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7410 Dixon Street, Unit Number 201, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10845890)
2 beds 1 bath 850 sqft $150,000
839 Harlem Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 839 Harlem Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10844671)
4 beds 2 baths 1,250 sqft $99,000
7531 Brown Avenue, Unit Number E Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7531 Brown Avenue, Unit Number E, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10838608)
2 beds 2 baths 2,100 sqft $285,000
813 Thomas Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 813 Thomas Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10685420)
3 beds 3 baths 2,144 sqft $360,000
300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 3K Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 3K, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10825824)
1 bed 1 bath 650 sqft $112,500

Sold Listings in Forest Park

310 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 511 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 310 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 511, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10854188)
1 bed 1 bath 600 sqft $100,000
211 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number 4D Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 211 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number 4D, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10826470)
2 beds 2 baths 1,400 sqft $172,000
211 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number 6L Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 211 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number 6L, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10819158)
1 bed 1 bath 1,050 sqft $145,000
215 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 4F Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 215 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 4F, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10640230)
1 bed 1 bath 834 sqft $100,000
840 Beloit Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 840 Beloit Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10810179)
2 beds 2 baths 1,585 sqft $138,500
1009 Thomas Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1009 Thomas Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10804311)
3 beds 3 baths 2,350 sqft $525,000
310 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 606 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 310 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 606, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10803639)
1 bed 1 bath $95,000
140 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 101 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 140 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 101, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10786457)
3 beds 2 baths 1,625 sqft $221,000
315 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6E Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 315 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6E, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10796597)
1 bed 1 bath 800 sqft $122,000
1132 Circle Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1132 Circle Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10791002)
3 beds 3 baths 1,950 sqft $449,900
1040 Beloit Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1040 Beloit Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10790538)
4 beds 3 baths 2,400 sqft $304,900
7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 405 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 405, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10789758)
1 bed 1 bath $190,000
7243 Madison Street, Unit Number 408 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7243 Madison Street, Unit Number 408, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10585080)
2 beds 2 baths 1,422 sqft $306,000
235 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6E Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 235 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6E, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10781417)
1 bed 1 bath 1,050 sqft $175,000
7400 Jackson Boulevard Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7400 Jackson Boulevard, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10778180)
2 beds 1 bath $245,000
7444 Adams Street, Unit Number 2E Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7444 Adams Street, Unit Number 2E, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10776668)
1 bed 1 bath $95,000
122 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 308 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 122 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 308, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10773355)
2 beds 2 baths 900 sqft $155,000
1232 Circle Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1232 Circle Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10772406)
5 beds 3 baths 1,800 sqft $240,000
504 Beloit Avenue, Unit Number C1 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 504 Beloit Avenue, Unit Number C1, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10769783)
1 bed 1 bath 800 sqft $88,500
132 Marengo Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 132 Marengo Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10767975)
1 bed 2 baths $180,000

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

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