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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

315 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6C Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 315 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6C, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10587589)
1 bed 1 bath 720 sqft $117,250
1034 Lathrop Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1034 Lathrop Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10586514)
4 beds 2 baths 1,408 sqft $149,900
7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 602 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 602, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10584453)
2 beds 2 baths 1,000 sqft $99,900
7243 Madison Street, Unit Number 404 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7243 Madison Street, Unit Number 404, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10584171)
1 bed 1 bath $206,000
1124 Beloit Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1124 Beloit Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10584142)
4 beds 4 baths 2,175 sqft $399,000
108 Belvidere Avenue, Unit Number 1-E Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 108 Belvidere Avenue, Unit Number 1-E, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10583542)
3 beds 3 baths 2,082 sqft $309,000
7450 Warren Street Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7450 Warren Street, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10583400)
3 beds 4 baths $549,900
1438 Circle Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1438 Circle Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10583016)
4 beds 4 baths 1,840 sqft $399,900
1002 Thomas Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1002 Thomas Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10582875)
4 beds 3 baths 1,805 sqft $399,500
7521 Brown Avenue, Unit Number F Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7521 Brown Avenue, Unit Number F, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10580299)
2 beds 2 baths 2,080 sqft $289,000
7310 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 7310-2N Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7310 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 7310-2N, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10579166)
3 beds 3 baths 2,200 sqft $370,000
314 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 308 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 314 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 308, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10577383)
2 beds 2 baths 900 sqft $114,900
1029 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number D306 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1029 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number D306, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10576980)
1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $75,000
1102 Circle Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1102 Circle Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10574892)
3 beds 1 bath $204,800
32 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number A Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 32 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number A, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10537871)
2 beds 3 baths 2,079 sqft $287,500
315 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 4F Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 315 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 4F, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10573492)
1 bed 1 bath 742 sqft $92,000
7647 Polk Street Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7647 Polk Street, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10572002)
2 beds 1 bath 1,020 sqft $195,000
139 Rockford Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 139 Rockford Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10556641)
4 beds 3 baths 2,400 sqft $339,900
622 Grove Lane Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 622 Grove Lane, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10556586)
3 beds 3 baths 2,190 sqft $336,000
235 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6EN Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 235 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6EN, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10556120)
1 bed 1 bath 1,050 sqft $128,000

Sold Listings in Forest Park

1034 Lathrop Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1034 Lathrop Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10565972)
4 beds 2 baths $125,000
839 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 1W Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 839 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 1W, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10556825)
2 beds 1 bath 900 sqft $99,000
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
310 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 508 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 310 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 508, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10542764)
1 bed 1 bath 550 sqft $86,000
7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 404 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 404, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10541460)
1 bed 1 bath 967 sqft $197,500
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 $101,000
815 Marengo Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 815 Marengo Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10538497)
3 beds 2 baths 1,388 sqft $238,000
7525 Adams Street, Unit Number 1W Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7525 Adams Street, Unit Number 1W, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10536327)
2 beds 2 baths 720 sqft $185,000
7320 Dixon Street, Unit Number 405 Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7320 Dixon Street, Unit Number 405, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10533060)
2 beds 2 baths 1,200 sqft $173,000
625 Grove Lane Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 625 Grove Lane, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10530307)
2 beds 3 baths 1,897 sqft $300,000
7314 Randolph Street, Unit Number 6H Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7314 Randolph Street, Unit Number 6H, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10526323)
2 beds 2 baths $95,000
1320 Elgin Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1320 Elgin Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10523028)
4 beds 3 baths 2,600 sqft $340,000
1036 Ferdinand Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1036 Ferdinand Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10519380)
3 beds 2 baths 1,500 sqft $225,000
7314 Randolph Street, Unit Number 4A Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 7314 Randolph Street, Unit Number 4A, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10516675)
2 beds 2 baths $172,500
1006 Ferdinand Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1006 Ferdinand Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10510663)
2 beds 1 bath $235,000
821 Circle Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 821 Circle Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10505551)
4 beds 3 baths 1,200 sqft $264,000
938 Dunlop Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 938 Dunlop Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10504917)
3 beds 2 baths $307,500
1127 Elgin Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1127 Elgin Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10503266)
6 beds 2 baths 2,200 sqft $315,000
215 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6F Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 215 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6F, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10503310)
1 bed 1 bath $79,805
1033 Thomas Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 1033 Thomas Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 10501392)
3 beds 2 baths 1,350 sqft $300,000

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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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