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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

704 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 704 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09804547)
3 beds 1 bath 1,473 sqft $449,000
1118 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number A RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1118 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number A, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09802979)
3 beds 2 baths 1,500 sqft $249,000
8113 Lake Street RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 8113 Lake Street, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09802969)
3 beds 2 baths 1,486 sqft $229,000
7822 Madison Avenue, Unit Number 28B RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7822 Madison Avenue, Unit Number 28B, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09802655)
3 beds 4 baths 2,552 sqft $479,000
238 Lathrop Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 238 Lathrop Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09797674)
4 beds 3 baths 2,100 sqft $614,900
42 Franklin Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 42 Franklin Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09797422)
3 beds 2 baths 1,444 sqft $395,000
910 Bonnie Brae Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 910 Bonnie Brae Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09797231)
4 beds 3 baths 2,795 sqft $875,000
1519 Franklin Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1519 Franklin Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09794738)
3 beds 2 baths 1,768 sqft $550,000
7601 Vine Street RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7601 Vine Street, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09787701)
4 beds 4 baths 3,355 sqft $585,000
1047 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1047 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09787136)
3 beds 5 baths $629,000
306 Gale Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 306 Gale Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09786280)
4 beds 4 baths 5,180 sqft $1,387,500
1521 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1521 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09785830)
5 beds 6 baths 7,768 sqft $2,095,000
1431 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1431 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09783906)
5 beds 4 baths 6,200 sqft $2,099,900
1022 Park Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1022 Park Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09782670)
4 beds 4 baths 3,585 sqft $1,240,000
1503 Monroe Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1503 Monroe Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09782563)
5 beds 5 baths 3,279 sqft $596,900
7348 Lake Street, Unit Number 3W RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7348 Lake Street, Unit Number 3W, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09778912)
3 beds 1 bath 1,500 sqft $214,900
1001 Franklin Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1001 Franklin Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09777077)
4 beds 3 baths 2,647 sqft $695,000
938 Monroe Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 938 Monroe Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09777056)
5 beds 5 baths 3,200 sqft $1,040,000
319 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 319 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09776169)
5 beds 4 baths 3,072 sqft $819,000
1426 Jackson Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1426 Jackson Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09775964)
4 beds 3 baths 1,873 sqft $835,000

Sold Listings in River Forest

410 Ashland Avenue, Unit Number 2B RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 410 Ashland Avenue, Unit Number 2B, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09765379)
3 beds 2 baths 1,770 sqft $265,000
847 Lathrop Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 847 Lathrop Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09740517)
3 beds 3 baths 2,569 sqft $588,800
423 Edgewood Place, Unit Number 1 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 423 Edgewood Place, Unit Number 1, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09740824)
2 beds 1 bath $130,000
1526 William Street RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1526 William Street, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09739099)
3 beds 2 baths 1,700 sqft $560,000
1501 Park Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1501 Park Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09737143)
5 beds 6 baths 4,486 sqft $880,000
847 Park Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 847 Park Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09735932)
4 beds 5 baths 3,092 sqft $1,005,000
7837 Greenfield Street RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7837 Greenfield Street, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09734029)
5 beds 5 baths 4,500 sqft $1,250,000
415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 5C RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 5C, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09732927)
2 beds 2 baths $255,000
1433 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1433 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09731685)
4 beds 4 baths 3,291 sqft $759,900
407 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 4A RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 407 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 4A, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09729571)
2 beds 2 baths 1,325 sqft $225,000
7907 North Avenue, Unit Number E RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7907 North Avenue, Unit Number E, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09727212)
2 beds 2 baths 1,100 sqft $165,000
7621 Washington Boulevard RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7621 Washington Boulevard, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09716522)
4 beds 4 baths 2,745 sqft $375,000
16 Franklin Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 16 Franklin Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09716177)
4 beds 2 baths 1,628 sqft $465,000
1410 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number D RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1410 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number D, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09706554)
2 beds 2 baths 1,044 sqft $180,000
727 Jackson Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 727 Jackson Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09702144)
6 beds 4 baths 3,084 sqft $674,000
MLS # 09699511 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09699511)
4 beds 3 baths 1,692 sqft $395,000
339 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 339 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09695582)
3 beds 3 baths 2,639 sqft $590,000
751 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 751 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09693849)
3 beds 2 baths 1,818 sqft $505,000
918 Franklin Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 918 Franklin Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09628151)
5 beds 6 baths 5,872 sqft $1,875,000
1417 Bonnie Brae Place, Unit Number 3C RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1417 Bonnie Brae Place, Unit Number 3C, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09689048)
2 beds 2 baths 1,335 sqft $220,000

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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
Roosevelt School
5-8, public
Willard Elementary School
PK-4, public
St Luke Parish School
PK-8, private
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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