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River Forest Real Estate Analysis

River Forest is an affluent suburban village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Two universities make their home in River Forest, Dominican University and Concordia University Chicago. The village is closely tied to the larger neighboring community of Oak Park, Illinois. There are significant architectural designs located in River Forest such as the Winslow House by Frank Lloyd Wright. The population was 11,635 at the 2000 census.

River Forest has a railroad station with service to Chicago on Metra’s Union Pacific/West Line.

Geography

River Forest is located at 41°53′35″N 87°49′2″W (41.893031, -87.817182)[1].

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 2.48 square miles (6.4 km2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 11,635 people, 4,092 households, and 2,909 families residing in the village. The population density was 4,638.1 people per square mile (1,789.8/km²). There were 4,232 housing units at an average density of 1,687.0 per square mile (651.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 86.35% White, 7.81% African American, 0.09% Native American, 3.13% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.98% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.01% of the population.

There were 4,092 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the village the population was out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 84.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $89,284, and the median income for a family was $122,155. Males had a median income of $89,900 versus $49,113 for females. The per capita income for the village was $46,123. About 2.5% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

River Forest Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in River Forest

842 William Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 842 William Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10678111)
5 beds 4 baths 3,400 sqft $1,050,000
1511 Franklin Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1511 Franklin Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10676158)
4 beds 5 baths 3,700 sqft $749,000
45 Park Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 45 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10675940)
3 beds 2 baths $375,000
8219 Lake Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 8219 Lake Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10652700)
3 beds 2 baths 1,486 sqft $374,000
7204 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 1SE River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7204 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 1SE, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10674028)
2 beds 1 bath 900 sqft $119,900
715 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 715 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10671488)
6 beds 5 baths 4,194 sqft $1,299,000
435 William Street, Unit Number 602 River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 435 William Street, Unit Number 602, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10669904)
2 beds 2 baths 1,346 sqft $339,000
31 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 31 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10667721)
4 beds 4 baths 2,612 sqft $549,900
1031 Thatcher Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1031 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10667308)
3 beds 2 baths 1,418 sqft $489,000
7214 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 3NE River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7214 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 3NE, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10666475)
1 bed 1 bath 800 sqft $70,000
705 Franklin Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 705 Franklin Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10666174)
5 beds 5 baths 3,125 sqft $779,000
500 William Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 500 William Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10661248)
5 beds 5 baths 3,908 sqft $715,000
7828 Madison Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7828 Madison Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10660507)
3 beds 4 baths 2,525 sqft $499,500
807 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 807 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10658885)
5 beds 5 baths 5,248 sqft $1,650,000
833 Clinton Place River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 833 Clinton Place, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10658434)
4 beds 5 baths 4,116 sqft $1,395,000
319 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 319 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10654970)
5 beds 4 baths 3,250 sqft $760,000
1105 Park Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1105 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10653367)
5 beds 6 baths 6,269 sqft $1,999,000
1420 Bonnie Brae Place River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1420 Bonnie Brae Place, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10652635)
4 beds 3 baths $605,000
407 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 1A River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 407 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 1A, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10652529)
2 beds 2 baths 1,350 sqft $269,000
35 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 35 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10652444)
3 beds 4 baths 2,525 sqft $474,500

Sold Listings in River Forest

947 Jackson Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 947 Jackson Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10655939)
6 beds 6 baths 6,473 sqft $749,000
7614 Washington Boulevard River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7614 Washington Boulevard, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10597342)
3 beds 2 baths 1,607 sqft $482,500
1430 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number F River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1430 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number F, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10626573)
2 beds 2 baths 1,044 sqft $213,000
7832 Madison Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7832 Madison Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10620040)
3 beds 4 baths 2,525 sqft $470,000
1506 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1506 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10614900)
5 beds 4 baths $925,000
515 River Oaks Drive River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 515 River Oaks Drive, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10614678)
4 beds 4 baths 5,625 sqft $1,180,000
1401 William Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1401 William Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10601202)
5 beds 4 baths 3,920 sqft $647,000
1430 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1430 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10605967)
4 beds 5 baths 4,379 sqft $1,150,000
1020 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number A River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1020 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number A, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10593907)
3 beds 2 baths 2,000 sqft $352,500
1417 Bonnie Brae Place, Unit Number 4D River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1417 Bonnie Brae Place, Unit Number 4D, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10589089)
2 beds 2 baths 1,335 sqft $209,000
411 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 3E River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 411 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 3E, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10576574)
3 beds 3 baths 2,916 sqft $678,000
1515 Clinton Place River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1515 Clinton Place, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10575838)
4 beds 2 baths 1,713 sqft $410,000
7214 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 1SE River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7214 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 1SE, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10574694)
1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $65,000
417 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 3E River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 417 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 3E, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10574841)
3 beds 3 baths 2,916 sqft $699,000
920 Bonnie Brae Place River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 920 Bonnie Brae Place, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10574608)
3 beds 3 baths 2,970 sqft $530,000
700 Ashland Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 700 Ashland Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10572083)
4 beds 3 baths $500,000
910 Bonnie Brae Place River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 910 Bonnie Brae Place, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10566995)
4 beds 5 baths 4,600 sqft $1,500,000
26 Franklin Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 26 Franklin Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10567058)
5 beds 4 baths 2,397 sqft $620,000
711 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 711 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10562687)
3 beds 2 baths 2,412 sqft $602,500
1427 Jackson Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1427 Jackson Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10564546)
4 beds 5 baths 4,700 sqft $905,000

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River Forest School Data

River Forest School Districts

River Forest School District 90
PK-8

River Forest Schools

Lincoln Elementary School
PK-4, public
http://district90.org/les
Roosevelt School
5-8, public
Willard Elementary School
PK-4, public
http://www.district90.org/
St Luke Parish School
PK-8, private
http://www.school-stlukeparish.org/
St Vincent Ferrer Elementary School
PK-8, private
Trinity High School
9-12, private
http://www.trinityhs.org/
Grace Lutheran School
PK-8, private
http://www.graceriverforest.org/pages/Grace_School_Home
Keystone Montessori School
PK-8, private

Posted on February 28, 2013 at 3:26 pm by Jorge Vigil

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