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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

1047 Beloit Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1047 Beloit Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09864725)
2 beds 1 bath 1,056 sqft $255,000
7771 Van Buren Street FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7771 Van Buren Street, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09863115)
3 beds 4 baths 2,600 sqft $499,000
135 Des Plaines Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 135 Des Plaines Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09862164)
3 beds 3 baths 2,297 sqft $640,900
601 Grove Lane FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 601 Grove Lane, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09861317)
3 beds 3 baths 2,420 sqft $359,999
1035 Harlem Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1035 Harlem Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09861023)
3 beds 4 baths 2,000 sqft $349,900
140 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 504 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 140 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 504, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09858706)
2 beds 2 baths 1,350 sqft $166,990
1049 Dunlop Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1049 Dunlop Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09857793)
4 beds 3 baths 1,873 sqft $349,900
7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 307 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 307, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09856468)
2 beds 2 baths 1,000 sqft $129,900
7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 318 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 318, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09855229)
2 beds 2 baths 1,148 sqft $259,000
830 Elgin Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 830 Elgin Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09854018)
3 beds 2 baths 1,443 sqft $326,500
505 Grove Lane FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 505 Grove Lane, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09852076)
2 beds 3 baths 1,908 sqft $284,900
519 Beloit Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 519 Beloit Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09851859)
3 beds 4 baths 2,100 sqft $535,000
418 Ferdinand Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 418 Ferdinand Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09851583)
4 beds 3 baths 1,810 sqft $409,000
1047 Beloit Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1047 Beloit Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09842183)
2 beds 1 bath 1,056 sqft $260,000
7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 305 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 305, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09836098)
1 bed 1 bath 846 sqft $206,000
611 Thomas Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 611 Thomas Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09835880)
3 beds 2 baths 1,332 sqft $499,000
7251 Randolph Street, Unit Number C7 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7251 Randolph Street, Unit Number C7, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09833687)
2 beds 2 baths $130,000
1021 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 306 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1021 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 306, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09826269)
1 bed 1 bath $83,900
7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 203 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 203, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09828572)
1 bed 1 bath $193,800
7349 Madison Street, Unit Number B FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7349 Madison Street, Unit Number B, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09826914)
2 beds 1 bath $159,000

Sold Listings in Forest Park

1523 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1523 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09832647)
4 beds 2 baths 1,500 sqft $145,000
1007 Ferdinand Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1007 Ferdinand Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09818227)
2 beds 2 baths 764 sqft $170,000
320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 305 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 320 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 305, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09818077)
1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $83,000
7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 314 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 314, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09817846)
1 bed 1 bath 815 sqft $190,000
7226 Washington Street, Unit Number A FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7226 Washington Street, Unit Number A, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09815555)
2 beds 3 baths 1,572 sqft $252,000
7724 Monroe Street FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7724 Monroe Street, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09813280)
3 beds 2 baths 1,284 sqft $296,000
251 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6DS FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 251 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 6DS, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09812877)
1 bed 1 bath 985 sqft $129,000
1110 Elgin Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1110 Elgin Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09810258)
4 beds 3 baths 1,800 sqft $434,900
141 Brown Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 141 Brown Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09809795)
3 beds 3 baths 1,272 sqft $202,000
517 Beloit Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 517 Beloit Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09807335)
3 beds 2 baths $214,000
626 Elgin Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 626 Elgin Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 09806411)
4 beds 3 baths 1,802 sqft $420,000
7706 Monroe Street FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7706 Monroe Street, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09805907)
3 beds 1 bath 1,200 sqft $139,000
1504 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1504 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09804768)
2 beds 2 baths 836 sqft $178,519
315 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 2H FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 315 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 2H, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09804737)
1 bed 1 bath 750 sqft $101,000
1526 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1526 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09803223)
3 beds 1 bath 1,210 sqft $233,000
314 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 402 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 314 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 402, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09803004)
2 beds 2 baths 960 sqft $107,500
626 Ferdinand Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 626 Ferdinand Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09799910)
4 beds 3 baths 1,664 sqft $390,000
309 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number C FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 309 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number C, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09795017)
2 beds 3 baths 1,564 sqft $254,500
626 Lathrop Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 626 Lathrop Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09794513)
6 beds 3 baths $270,000
1409 Harlem Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1409 Harlem Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09792992)
4 beds 2 baths 1,700 sqft $275,000

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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
Betsy Ross Elementary School
K-2, public
Field Stevenson Elementary School
3-5, public
Garfield Elementary School
PK-2, public
Grant-White Elementary School
3-5, public
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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