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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

236 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 236 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09992237)
4 beds 4 baths $1,059,000
500 William Street RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 500 William Street, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09991766)
5 beds 5 baths 4,853 sqft $866,000
38 Park Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 38 Park Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09991808)
6 beds 4 baths 3,874 sqft $595,000
1251 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1251 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09990065)
3 beds 3 baths 3,672 sqft $499,950
823 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 823 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09986422)
5 beds 2 baths 2,015 sqft $825,000
1411 Park Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1411 Park Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09985408)
5 beds 5 baths 4,068 sqft $1,350,000
414 Clinton Place, Unit Number 505 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 414 Clinton Place, Unit Number 505, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09984373)
2 beds 2 baths $259,475
7703 Washington Boulevard RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7703 Washington Boulevard, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09984008)
3 beds 3 baths 2,264 sqft $649,500
914 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 914 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09983591)
6 beds 7 baths 10,500 sqft $2,725,000
7606 Vine Street RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7606 Vine Street, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09981362)
3 beds 2 baths $544,900
935 Lathrop Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 935 Lathrop Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09979223)
5 beds 5 baths 3,160 sqft $750,000
424 Park Avenue, Unit Number 204 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 424 Park Avenue, Unit Number 204, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09979123)
2 beds 2 baths $249,900
7346 Lake Street, Unit Number GW RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7346 Lake Street, Unit Number GW, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09960201)
1 bed 1 bath $126,000
1530 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1530 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09978505)
3 beds 3 baths $549,900
1426 Jackson Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1426 Jackson Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09976775)
4 beds 3 baths $749,000
1330 Lathrop Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1330 Lathrop Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09975668)
3 beds 3 baths $659,000
312 Franklin Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 312 Franklin Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09974988)
6 beds 4 baths 5,000 sqft $1,549,000
510 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 510 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09974380)
7 beds 8 baths 8,900 sqft $1,650,000
227 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 227 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09973172)
5 beds 5 baths $1,375,000
923 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 923 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09968954)
5 beds 4 baths 4,055 sqft $1,389,000

Sold Listings in River Forest

414 Clinton Place, Unit Number 407 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 414 Clinton Place, Unit Number 407, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09909959)
1 bed 1 bath 900 sqft $106,000
7214 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 3SE RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7214 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 3SE, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09952975)
1 bed 1 bath $65,000
26 Lathrop Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 26 Lathrop Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09933746)
3 beds 2 baths 1,932 sqft $459,000
918 N Harlem Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 918 N Harlem Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09931055)
4 beds 4 baths $495,000
747 Bonnie Brae Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 747 Bonnie Brae Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09929519)
3 beds 2 baths $680,000
7907 W North Avenue, Unit Number D RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7907 W North Avenue, Unit Number D, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09921670)
2 beds 2 baths $200,000
911 Thatcher Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 911 Thatcher Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09920152)
2 beds 2 baths $447,780
424 Park Avenue, Unit Number 301 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 424 Park Avenue, Unit Number 301, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09916181)
2 beds 2 baths 1,153 sqft $173,000
415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 4E RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 4E, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09912927)
4 beds 2 baths $250,000
703 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 703 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09912256)
3 beds 2 baths 2,000 sqft $575,000
1126 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number B RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1126 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number B, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09906659)
2 beds 2 baths 1,500 sqft $219,000
24 Lathrop Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 24 Lathrop Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09901831)
5 beds 3 baths 3,880 sqft $559,000
1544 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1544 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09901062)
2 beds 2 baths 953 sqft $187,000
841 Clinton Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 841 Clinton Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09896106)
5 beds 5 baths $1,100,000
11 Forest Avenue, Unit Number 17 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 11 Forest Avenue, Unit Number 17, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09896044)
3 beds 4 baths 2,552 sqft $545,740
559 Clinton Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 559 Clinton Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09895990)
4 beds 3 baths 2,688 sqft $537,500
530 Jackson Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 530 Jackson Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09893429)
5 beds 7 baths 4,943 sqft $1,500,000
7200 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 4NE RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7200 Oak Avenue, Unit Number 4NE, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09895013)
1 bed 1 bath 800 sqft $58,000
243 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 243 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09893082)
3 beds 4 baths 2,332 sqft $789,900
119 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 119 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09888714)
4 beds 3 baths 2,879 sqft $805,000

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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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