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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

818 Park Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 818 Park Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09759951)
4 beds 3 baths 3,024 sqft $823,000
1526 Bonnie Brae Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1526 Bonnie Brae Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09759689)
3 beds 3 baths 1,825 sqft $515,000
1539 Monroe Avenue, Unit Number 2 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1539 Monroe Avenue, Unit Number 2, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09759729)
2 beds 1 bath 793 sqft $155,000
238 Lathrop Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 238 Lathrop Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09758052)
4 beds 3 baths 2,100 sqft $649,900
1307 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1307 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09758035)
6 beds 5 baths 5,150 sqft $1,299,999
7601 Vine Street RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7601 Vine Street, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09757163)
4 beds 4 baths 3,355 sqft $599,900
7354 W Lake Street, Unit Number 3W RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7354 W Lake Street, Unit Number 3W, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09756279)
3 beds 1 bath 1,300 sqft $209,900
7915 W North Avenue, Unit Number A RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7915 W North Avenue, Unit Number A, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09754163)
2 beds 2 baths 1,082 sqft $159,000
1417 Bonnie Brae Place, Unit Number 2A RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1417 Bonnie Brae Place, Unit Number 2A, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09754612)
2 beds 2 baths 1,350 sqft $239,000
242 Park Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 242 Park Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09752424)
3 beds 2 baths 1,781 sqft $539,500
706 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 706 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09751388)
6 beds 4 baths 3,000 sqft $695,000
1522 Monroe Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1522 Monroe Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09748164)
6 beds 5 baths 4,881 sqft $675,000
1443 Thatcher Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1443 Thatcher Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09747250)
4 beds 2 baths $749,000
731 Park Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 731 Park Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09746958)
4 beds 3 baths $585,000
628 William Street RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 628 William Street, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09744474)
4 beds 5 baths 4,030 sqft $1,185,000
310 Gale Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 310 Gale Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09744400)
6 beds 7 baths 7,003 sqft $1,599,000
627 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 627 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09743823)
5 beds 6 baths 3,595 sqft $599,000
1446 Bonnie Brae Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1446 Bonnie Brae Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09741771)
5 beds 4 baths 3,788 sqft $775,000
1531 Forest Avenue, Unit Number 3 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1531 Forest Avenue, Unit Number 3, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09741234)
3 beds 2 baths 2,100 sqft $389,500
1531 Forest Avenue, Unit Number 2 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1531 Forest Avenue, Unit Number 2, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09741196)
3 beds 3 baths 3,800 sqft $549,500

Sold Listings in River Forest

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
MLS # 09699511 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09699511)
4 beds 3 baths 1,692 sqft $395,000
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
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
410 Ashland Avenue, Unit Number 4C RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 410 Ashland Avenue, Unit Number 4C, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09684911)
3 beds 2 baths 1,700 sqft $245,000
7352 Lake Street, Unit Number 2E RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 7352 Lake Street, Unit Number 2E, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09682512)
2 beds 1 bath $195,000
926 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 926 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09676289)
4 beds 4 baths 4,853 sqft $1,028,000
1452 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1452 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09655484)
5 beds 4 baths 3,520 sqft $1,043,000
1424 Bonnie Brae Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1424 Bonnie Brae Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09664341)
3 beds 3 baths 2,379 sqft $682,000
306 Lathrop Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 306 Lathrop Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09664415)
2 beds 1 bath 1,072 sqft $310,000
335 Franklin Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 335 Franklin Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09662839)
4 beds 4 baths 3,535 sqft $789,750
1215 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1215 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09661682)
5 beds 4 baths 5,400 sqft $1,220,000
142 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 142 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09660738)
3 beds 2 baths 1,054 sqft $440,000
736 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 736 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09658870)
3 beds 2 baths $510,000
1427 Thatcher Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1427 Thatcher Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09658402)
3 beds 3 baths 3,342 sqft $477,000
629 Clinton Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 629 Clinton Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09657021)
4 beds 2 baths 2,542 sqft $624,500
411 Ashland Avenue, Unit Number 3D RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 411 Ashland Avenue, Unit Number 3D, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09652614)
3 beds 3 baths 1,900 sqft $272,500
1020 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number 2B RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1020 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number 2B, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09650330)
3 beds 2 baths $315,000

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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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