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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

7248 Dixon Street, Unit Number B Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7248 Dixon Street, Unit Number B, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10551481)
1 bed 2 baths 800 sqft $189,900
815 Dunlop Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 815 Dunlop Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10551488)
2 beds 4 baths 1,826 sqft $309,000
1512 Elgin Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1512 Elgin Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10550832)
4 beds 1 bath $224,900
320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 409 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 409, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10550394)
1 bed 1 bath 600 sqft $92,000
1433 Marengo Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1433 Marengo Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10550001)
4 beds 3 baths 1,994 sqft $274,900
7229 Adams Street, Unit Number 2 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7229 Adams Street, Unit Number 2, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10549918)
1 bed 1 bath $112,500
1076 Des Plaines Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1076 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10550036)
4 beds 2 baths 1,850 sqft $215,000
300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 4I Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 4I, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10547752)
1 bed 1 bath 650 sqft $83,900
320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 501 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 501, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10546448)
1 bed 1 bath 588 sqft $85,000
1024 Ferdinand Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1024 Ferdinand Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10546430)
2 beds 2 baths 1,018 sqft $225,000
212 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 1S Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 212 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 1S, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10543082)
2 beds 2 baths 2,095 sqft $419,000
7740 Harvard Street, Unit Number 5 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7740 Harvard Street, Unit Number 5, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10542961)
2 beds 1 bath $125,000
141 Brown Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 141 Brown Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10542617)
5 beds 3 baths 2,631 sqft $449,000
7201 Adams Street Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7201 Adams Street, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10542146)
6 beds 2 baths 2,208 sqft $150,000
1068 Des Plaines Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1068 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10541437)
3 beds 2 baths 1,334 sqft $194,000
7505 Brown Avenue, Unit Number C Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7505 Brown Avenue, Unit Number C, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10542892)
2 beds 3 baths 2,072 sqft $319,000
300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 5L Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 5L, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10540248)
1 bed 1 bath $112,900
7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 602 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 602, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10540238)
2 beds 2 baths 1,000 sqft $99,900
107 Marengo Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 107 Marengo Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10539979)
3 beds 2 baths 1,800 sqft $359,900
937 Circle Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 937 Circle Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10539282)
4 beds 2 baths 1,612 sqft $359,000

Sold Listings in Forest Park

1006 Ferdinand Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1006 Ferdinand Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10510663)
2 beds 1 bath $235,000
7243 Madison Street, Unit Number 405 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7243 Madison Street, Unit Number 405, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10502701)
2 beds 2 baths 1,280 sqft $280,000
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 # 10501358)
1 bed 1 bath 850 sqft $75,000
1239 Elgin Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1239 Elgin Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10490866)
5 beds 3 baths 4,150 sqft $370,000
251 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 7F FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 251 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 7F, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10488613)
2 beds 2 baths 1,200 sqft $130,000
7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 505 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 505, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10419422)
1 bed 1 bath 846 sqft $191,000
7230 W Washington Street, Unit Number B Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7230 W Washington Street, Unit Number B, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10483333)
2 beds 3 baths $275,000
947 Hannah Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 947 Hannah Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10483217)
3 beds 2 baths 1,188 sqft $235,000
610 Marengo Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 610 Marengo Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10470347)
4 beds 3 baths 1,100 sqft $385,000
1036 Lathrop Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1036 Lathrop Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10475143)
4 beds 2 baths 964 sqft $226,750
1539 Harlem Avenue, Unit Number 2W Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1539 Harlem Avenue, Unit Number 2W, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10468857)
1 bed 1 bath $68,000
1026 Beloit Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1026 Beloit Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10444503)
4 beds 2 baths $390,500
907 Ferdinand Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 907 Ferdinand Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10462498)
5 beds 2 baths 1,400 sqft $323,500
246 Elgin Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 246 Elgin Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10457270)
2 beds 2 baths 1,173 sqft $245,000
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 $117,000
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 $72,000
829.5 Thomas Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 829.5 Thomas Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10439540)
3 beds 2 baths 1,045 sqft $225,000
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
1021 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number C407 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1021 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number C407, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10436106)
2 beds 2 baths 950 sqft $136,000
430 Hannah Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 430 Hannah Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 10432400)
4 beds 3 baths 2,348 sqft $443,000

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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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