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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

632 Bonnie Brae Place River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 632 Bonnie Brae Place, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10883246)
5 beds 5 baths $1,299,900
415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 3A River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 3A, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10883941)
2 beds 2 baths 1,574 sqft $239,000
1138 Park Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1138 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10881506)
5 beds 8 baths 5,221 sqft $1,199,900
238 Lathrop Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 238 Lathrop Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10880512)
3 beds 3 baths 2,100 sqft $599,000
558 Lathrop Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 558 Lathrop Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10878845)
3 beds 3 baths 1,920 sqft $539,000
1443 Monroe Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1443 Monroe Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10878399)
4 beds 4 baths $920,000
608 Lathrop Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 608 Lathrop Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10877185)
4 beds 3 baths 3,000 sqft $689,000
343 Gale Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 343 Gale Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10863441)
4 beds 2 baths $750,000
1130 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number B River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1130 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number B, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10861313)
2 beds 2 baths $229,800
1526 William Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1526 William Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10849719)
3 beds 2 baths 1,704 sqft $579,000
7836 Madison Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7836 Madison Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10858106)
3 beds 4 baths 2,612 sqft $530,000
7214 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 2NE River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7214 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 2NE, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10854641)
1 bed 1 bath 800 sqft $80,000
500 William Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 500 William Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10853694)
5 beds 5 baths 3,908 sqft $696,000
544 River Oaks Drive River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 544 River Oaks Drive, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10853681)
4 beds 4 baths 3,956 sqft $1,299,000
557 Franklin Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 557 Franklin Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10853329)
4 beds 3 baths $730,000
801 Park Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 801 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10850329)
6 beds 7 baths 7,210 sqft $1,699,000
822 Jackson Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 822 Jackson Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10850182)
4 beds 3 baths $999,000
306 Gale Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 306 Gale Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10836861)
5 beds 5 baths 5,180 sqft $1,374,900
414 Clinton Place, Unit Number 302 River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 414 Clinton Place, Unit Number 302, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10847898)
1 bed 1 bath 1,100 sqft $175,000
7206 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 4NE River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7206 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 4NE, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10847277)
1 bed 1 bath 800 sqft $68,000

Sold Listings in River Forest

7204 Iowa Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7204 Iowa Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10810430)
3 beds 3 baths 2,191 sqft $570,000
421 Edgewood Place, Unit Number 2 River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 421 Edgewood Place, Unit Number 2, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10803646)
2 beds 1 bath $145,000
827 Clinton Place River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 827 Clinton Place, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10801811)
5 beds 5 baths 5,500 sqft $1,315,000
743 Clinton Place River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 743 Clinton Place, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10797566)
3 beds 2 baths 1,771 sqft $515,000
415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 4B River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 4B, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10787521)
2 beds 2 baths 1,375 sqft $244,700
627 Jackson Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 627 Jackson Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10796295)
5 beds 5 baths 3,222 sqft $856,250
7911 North Avenue, Unit Number C River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7911 North Avenue, Unit Number C, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10795566)
2 beds 2 baths 1,082 sqft $175,000
231 Park Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 231 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10791853)
3 beds 1 bath 1,000 sqft $378,000
941 Keystone Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 941 Keystone Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10789237)
4 beds 2 baths $625,000
530 Park Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 530 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10786581)
4 beds 3 baths 2,400 sqft $569,000
326 Ashland Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 326 Ashland Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10786264)
3 beds 3 baths 3,320 sqft $659,000
1447 Monroe Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1447 Monroe Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10768785)
4 beds 4 baths 2,969 sqft $630,000
7612 Vine Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7612 Vine Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10779669)
3 beds 2 baths 980 sqft $420,000
39 Thatcher Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 39 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10777050)
3 beds 3 baths 2,049 sqft $485,000
915 Monroe Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 915 Monroe Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10776210)
3 beds 2 baths 2,352 sqft $525,000
1142 Franklin Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1142 Franklin Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10774591)
4 beds 5 baths 6,350 sqft $1,185,000
830 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 830 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10771275)
4 beds 4 baths 4,937 sqft $1,060,031
434 Clinton Place, Unit Number 404 River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 434 Clinton Place, Unit Number 404, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10770867)
2 beds 2 baths 1,166 sqft $225,000
1311 Ashland Avenue River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 1311 Ashland Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10769856)
4 beds 2 baths $725,000
7712 Vine Street River Forest, IL 60305
Photo of 7712 Vine Street, River Forest, IL 60305 (MLS # 10769847)
3 beds 2 baths 2,166 sqft $544,500

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

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