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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

1506 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1506 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10614900)
5 beds 4 baths $949,900
424 Park Avenue, Unit Number 204 River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 424 Park Avenue, Unit Number 204, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10613363)
2 beds 2 baths $259,900
500 William Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 500 William Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10556833)
5 beds 5 baths 3,908 sqft $775,000
1500 William Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1500 William Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10611766)
4 beds 3 baths 2,452 sqft $515,000
1436 Bonnie Brae Place River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1436 Bonnie Brae Place, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10611524)
3 beds 3 baths 2,324 sqft $539,000
7820 Madison Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7820 Madison Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10610063)
3 beds 4 baths 2,525 sqft $499,500
1122 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1122 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10587706)
6 beds 6 baths 5,362 sqft $1,219,000
1514 Monroe Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1514 Monroe Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10611055)
3 beds 3 baths 1,820 sqft $499,000
507 Monroe Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 507 Monroe Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10561064)
4 beds 3 baths 2,957 sqft $629,000
7204 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 3NW River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7204 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 3NW, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10606905)
2 beds 1 bath 800 sqft $112,500
504 Park Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 504 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10606666)
3 beds 4 baths 3,000 sqft $599,000
17 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 17 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10606575)
3 beds 4 baths 2,612 sqft $529,900
114 Ashland Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 114 Ashland Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10606107)
4 beds 3 baths 2,292 sqft $549,000
7202 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 2NW River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7202 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 2NW, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10604625)
2 beds 1 bath $107,900
27 Keystone Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 27 Keystone Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10402167)
3 beds 2 baths 1,272 sqft $400,000
1535 Forest Avenue, Unit Number 403 River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1535 Forest Avenue, Unit Number 403, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10602928)
3 beds 2 baths $299,000
35 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 35 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10602404)
3 beds 4 baths 2,525 sqft $474,500
21 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 21 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10602368)
3 beds 4 baths 2,612 sqft $519,000
914 Jackson Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 914 Jackson Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10600844)
3 beds 2 baths 1,097 sqft $475,000
1105 Park Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1105 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10598079)
5 beds 6 baths 6,269 sqft $1,999,000

Sold Listings in River Forest

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
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
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
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
7354 Lake Street, Unit Number 1W River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7354 Lake Street, Unit Number 1W, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10526184)
3 beds 1 bath $240,000
1540 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number B River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1540 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number B, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10554149)
2 beds 2 baths 1,300 sqft $194,500
947 Monroe Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 947 Monroe Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10545901)
3 beds 2 baths 1,700 sqft $510,000
620 Lathrop Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 620 Lathrop Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10533106)
3 beds 4 baths $532,000
7911 North Avenue, Unit Number B River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7911 North Avenue, Unit Number B, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10542164)
2 beds 2 baths 1,082 sqft $175,000
1227 Jackson Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1227 Jackson Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10540461)
4 beds 4 baths 4,033 sqft $856,000
346 Gale Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 346 Gale Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10536714)
3 beds 2 baths 2,398 sqft $500,000
543 Clinton Place River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 543 Clinton Place, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10533719)
3 beds 3 baths 2,500 sqft $630,000
542 Franklin Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 542 Franklin Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10526908)
5 beds 5 baths 2,950 sqft $970,000
417 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 4W River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 417 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 4W, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10518130)
3 beds 3 baths 3,165 sqft $800,000
415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 2F River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 2F, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10501250)
2 beds 2 baths 1,350 sqft $269,000
1339 Lathrop Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1339 Lathrop Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10516071)
4 beds 4 baths 3,234 sqft $705,000
415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 3D River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 3D, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10493801)
3 beds 2 baths 1,650 sqft $254,500
726 Franklin Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 726 Franklin Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10505752)
5 beds 5 baths 6,496 sqft $1,380,000
1520 Park Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1520 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10504331)
3 beds 3 baths $600,000

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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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