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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

1504 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1504 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09804768)
2 beds 2 baths 836 sqft $195,000
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 $103,000
1110 Lathrop Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1110 Lathrop Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09803697)
4 beds 4 baths 1,900 sqft $424,900
901 Thomas Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 901 Thomas Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09803240)
3 beds 2 baths 1,260 sqft $179,000
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 $239,000
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 $110,000
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 $435,000
1029 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number D307 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1029 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number D307, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09798679)
2 beds 2 baths $97,000
233 Des Plaines Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130
Photo of 233 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 (MLS # 09794550)
3 beds 3 baths 2,200 sqft $499,900
7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 2-501 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 2-501, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09793364)
2 beds 2 baths 1,160 sqft $255,000
519 Beloit Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 519 Beloit Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09614666)
3 beds 4 baths 2,100 sqft $499,900
635 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 635 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09791588)
4 beds 1 bath 1,600 sqft $249,900
1510 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1510 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09791325)
4 beds 2 baths 1,800 sqft $244,000
1047 Beloit Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1047 Beloit Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09789541)
2 beds 1 bath 1,056 sqft $289,900
315 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 501 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 315 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 501, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09787619)
2 beds 2 baths 1,000 sqft $140,000
132 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 132 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09786748)
1 bed 2 baths $137,500
7551 Brown Avenue, Unit Number C FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7551 Brown Avenue, Unit Number C, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09786539)
2 beds 3 baths 2,200 sqft $289,000
626 Elgin Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 626 Elgin Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09785900)
4 beds 3 baths 1,802 sqft $448,800
7727 Adams Street FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7727 Adams Street, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09783865)
4 beds 4 baths 2,900 sqft $455,000
1013 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number B103 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1013 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number B103, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09782179)
1 bed 1 bath $89,000

Sold Listings in Forest Park

7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 515 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 515, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09774234)
1 bed 1 bath $188,000
910 Circle Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 910 Circle Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09773782)
4 beds 2 baths 1,440 sqft $240,000
7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 407 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7432 Washington Street, Unit Number 407, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09763392)
2 beds 2 baths 1,000 sqft $130,000
850 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 308 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 850 Des Plaines Avenue, Unit Number 308, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09757156)
0 beds 1 bath $56,000
7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 209 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7753 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 209, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09746653)
2 beds 2 baths 1,289 sqft $235,000
7235 Randolph Street, Unit Number 3F FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7235 Randolph Street, Unit Number 3F, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09743736)
2 beds 1 bath $119,000
1106 Beloit Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1106 Beloit Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09739893)
3 beds 2 baths $282,500
227 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number 3D FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 227 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number 3D, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09737325)
2 beds 2 baths $175,000
1412 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1412 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09738533)
3 beds 3 baths 2,158 sqft $363,500
1005 Marengo Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1005 Marengo Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09735457)
4 beds 2 baths $275,000
931 Hannah Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 931 Hannah Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09733440)
3 beds 2 baths 1,126 sqft $224,900
1035 Hannah Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1035 Hannah Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09732780)
3 beds 3 baths 1,800 sqft $275,000
32 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number A2 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 32 Elgin Avenue, Unit Number A2, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09731321)
1 bed 1 bath 800 sqft $107,500
1002 Lathrop Avenue FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 1002 Lathrop Avenue, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09725812)
3 beds 2 baths 1,269 sqft $220,000
7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 215 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7757 Van Buren Street, Unit Number 215, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09724401)
1 bed 1 bath $178,500
300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 4E FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 4E, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09720309)
1 bed 1 bath 750 sqft $102,000
300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 4C FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 300 Circle Avenue, Unit Number 4C, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09715727)
1 bed 1 bath 725 sqft $98,500
251 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 5E FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 251 Marengo Avenue, Unit Number 5E, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09712091)
1 bed 1 bath 1,024 sqft $128,000
310 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 404 FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 310 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 404, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09710629)
1 bed 1 bath $76,000
7230 Washington Boulevard, Unit Number A FOREST PARK, IL 60130
Photo of 7230 Washington Boulevard, Unit Number A, FOREST PARK, IL 60130 (MLS # 09709108)
2 beds 3 baths 1,572 sqft $250,000

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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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