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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

906 Jackson Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 906 Jackson Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09864257)
5 beds 6 baths 3,983 sqft $1,160,000
746 William Street RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 746 William Street, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09863605)
4 beds 4 baths 2,939 sqft $949,000
515 River Oaks Drive RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 515 River Oaks Drive, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09862311)
4 beds 4 baths 5,625 sqft $1,375,000
1519 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1519 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09862061)
3 beds 3 baths 2,103 sqft $549,900
1339 Lathrop Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
4 beds 4 baths 3,234 sqft $879,000
910 Bonnie Brae Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 910 Bonnie Brae Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09859008)
4 beds 3 baths 2,795 sqft $865,000
925 Bonnie Brae Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 925 Bonnie Brae Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09805028)
3 beds 4 baths 3,059 sqft $865,000
923 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 923 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09852910)
5 beds 4 baths 4,055 sqft $1,399,000
1451 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1451 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09857861)
5 beds 5 baths 3,500 sqft $1,049,000
1443 Thatcher Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1443 Thatcher Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09857697)
4 beds 2 baths 2,693 sqft $700,000
238 Lathrop Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 238 Lathrop Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09857622)
4 beds 3 baths 2,100 sqft $609,900
628 William Street RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 628 William Street, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09856028)
4 beds 5 baths 4,030 sqft $1,150,000
544 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 544 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09854821)
4 beds 3 baths 2,839 sqft $869,000
847 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 847 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09816194)
5 beds 4 baths 3,673 sqft $1,149,000
405 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 1A RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 405 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 1A, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09853097)
1 bed 1 bath $114,900
550 Forest Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 550 Forest Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09853089)
3 beds 2 baths $549,000
38 Park Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 38 Park Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09852359)
6 beds 4 baths 3,874 sqft $600,000
550 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 550 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09852287)
5 beds 3 baths 3,238 sqft $785,000
1307 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1307 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09850925)
6 beds 5 baths 5,150 sqft $1,300,000
1126 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number A RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1126 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number A, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09850621)
2 beds 2 baths 1,500 sqft $219,000

Sold Listings in River Forest

1435 Lathrop Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1435 Lathrop Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09802437)
4 beds 5 baths 3,110 sqft $837,500
1401 Jackson Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1401 Jackson Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09824045)
5 beds 6 baths 5,000 sqft $1,762,500
316 Franklin Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 316 Franklin Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09823359)
4 beds 4 baths 3,000 sqft $737,000
1106 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number 3 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1106 N Harlem Avenue, Unit Number 3, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09822389)
2 beds 1 bath 800 sqft $95,000
726 Clinton Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 726 Clinton Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09815825)
4 beds 2 baths 2,400 sqft $725,000
1410 Clinton Place RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1410 Clinton Place, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09806958)
4 beds 5 baths 4,346 sqft $1,055,000
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 $390,000
1011 Franklin Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1011 Franklin Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09803023)
3 beds 4 baths 1,900 sqft $575,000
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 $240,000
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 $195,000
415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 5D RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 5D, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09789025)
3 beds 2 baths 1,530 sqft $238,000
239 Ashland Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 239 Ashland Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09785928)
4 beds 3 baths 1,191 sqft $575,000
1425 Keystone Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1425 Keystone Avenue, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09774827)
6 beds 5 baths 3,000 sqft $600,000
405 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 2D RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 405 Lathrop Avenue, Unit Number 2D, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09771505)
1 bed 1 bath 560 sqft $80,000
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
415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 2F RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 415 Franklin Avenue, Unit Number 2F, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09763708)
2 beds 2 baths $242,000
500 Bonnie Brae Place, Unit Number B2 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 500 Bonnie Brae Place, Unit Number B2, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09763129)
2 beds 1 bath $134,000
1545 Monroe Avenue, Unit Number 3 RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Photo of 1545 Monroe Avenue, Unit Number 3, RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 (MLS # 09762396)
3 beds 2 baths 1,200 sqft $190,000
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 1,400 sqft $210,000
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 $150,000

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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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