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Western Springs Real Estate Analysis

Western Springs is a suburb of Chicago located in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 12,493. It is twinned with Rugeley, United Kingdom.

In November, 2007, BusinessWeek.com listed Western Springs second in a list of the 50 best places to raise children.[1] The rankings were based on five factors, including school test scores, cost of living, recreational and cultural activities, number of schools and risk of crime. Western Springs ranked behind Groesbeck, Ohio.

Geography

Western Springs is located at 41°48’20” North, 87°54’4″ West (41.805531, -87.901035)[3].

Western Springs is located 15 miles (24 km) west of the Loop, and encompasses roughly the area between Willow Springs Road, Ogden Avenue, Interstate 294 and Plainfield Road.

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 2.79 square miles (7.2 km2), all land.[4]

On March 21, 2005, the Village of Western Springs annexed the former Timber Trails golf course which is now being developed into a new community of single-family homes and townhomes. The property added 105.9 acres (0.429 km2) to the village.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 12,493 people, 4,318 households, and 3,614 families residing in the village. The population density was 4,756.7 people per square mile (1,834.1/km²). There were 4,444 housing units at an average density of 1,692.0 per square mile (652.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.32% White, 0.18% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.72% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. 1.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

The top five ancestries reported in Western Springs as of the 2000 census were Irish (29.9%), German (27.8%), Polish (13.8%), Italian (13.5%) and English (9.0%).[6]

There were 4,318 households out of which 42.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.1% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.3% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the village the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $98,876, and the median income for a family was $108,870. In 2009, this went up to $139,758.[7] Males had a median income of $82,580 versus $41,214 for females. The per capita income for the village was $43,699. 0.9% of the population and 0.7% of families were below the poverty line. 1.0% of those under the age of 18 and 1.5% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Western Springs Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Western Springs

4216 Rose Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4216 Rose Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09864744)
4 beds 2 baths 2,091 sqft $549,999
200 51st Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 200 51st Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09864505)
5 beds 4 baths 3,344 sqft $634,900
5224 Ellington Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5224 Ellington Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09832277)
4 beds 3 baths $639,000
4553 Franklin Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
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5 beds 5 baths $1,650,000
5028 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5028 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09860455)
4 beds 3 baths $749,900
5027 Woodland Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
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5 beds 7 baths 4,382 sqft $1,198,000
5221 Clausen Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
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3 beds 2 baths 2,042 sqft $499,999
3839 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3839 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09857599)
5 beds 6 baths $979,000
3902 Central Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3902 Central Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09852514)
5 beds 6 baths 3,602 sqft $997,500
4300 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4300 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09857041)
7 beds 7 baths 7,191 sqft $1,629,993
904 Hickory Drive WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 904 Hickory Drive, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09857005)
4 beds 4 baths 2,435 sqft $899,000
1004 Longmeadow Lane WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1004 Longmeadow Lane, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09856154)
3 beds 3 baths 1,591 sqft $399,900
4412 Gilbert Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
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4 beds 3 baths 3,210 sqft $744,990
4013 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4013 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09855656)
6 beds 9 baths $1,799,000
1426 Sunset Terrace WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1426 Sunset Terrace, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09855457)
4 beds 4 baths $575,000
3821 Johnson Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3821 Johnson Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09853120)
6 beds 6 baths 5,050 sqft $1,149,000
1104 Longmeadow Lane WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1104 Longmeadow Lane, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09846396)
4 beds 3 baths 2,349 sqft $575,000
3912 Rose Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3912 Rose Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09851851)
3 beds 4 baths 2,600 sqft $689,000
4448 Clausen Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4448 Clausen Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09851751)
5 beds 3 baths 2,865 sqft $799,000
3913 Linden Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3913 Linden Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09851250)
4 beds 2 baths $540,000

Sold Listings in Western Springs

3900 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3900 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09852101)
6 beds 6 baths 4,800 sqft $1,325,000
5244 Lawn Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5244 Lawn Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09815738)
5 beds 4 baths 4,275 sqft $670,000
4324 Central Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4324 Central Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09834306)
4 beds 8 baths $1,100,000
5741 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5741 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09807654)
4 beds 3 baths 2,110 sqft $420,000
3810 Johnson Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3810 Johnson Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09802886)
4 beds 4 baths 2,800 sqft $677,500
4028 Harvey Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4028 Harvey Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09800704)
3 beds 2 baths $465,000
5016 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5016 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09800650)
4 beds 2 baths $395,000
5421 Fair Elms Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5421 Fair Elms Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09799604)
3 beds 2 baths 1,750 sqft $425,000
1216 Hillgrove Avenue, Unit Number UNIT-A WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1216 Hillgrove Avenue, Unit Number UNIT-A, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09797494)
3 beds 4 baths $516,000
5405 Lawn Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5405 Lawn Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09778775)
4 beds 3 baths 2,400 sqft $619,000
4733 Central Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4733 Central Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09788597)
5 beds 5 baths $950,000
1332 Walnut Street Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1332 Walnut Street, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 09785550)
4 beds 3 baths 3,175 sqft $925,000
4217 Howard Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4217 Howard Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09782496)
4 beds 3 baths 3,068 sqft $878,500
1106 Birch Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1106 Birch Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09778540)
4 beds 3 baths 2,385 sqft $400,000
651 Courtland Circle WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 651 Courtland Circle, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09770231)
3 beds 3 baths 2,752 sqft $600,000
4736 Woodland Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4736 Woodland Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09773452)
3 beds 2 baths 1,600 sqft $616,000
5727 Woodland Drive WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5727 Woodland Drive, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09770477)
3 beds 3 baths 2,507 sqft $465,000
5308 Central Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5308 Central Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09769873)
3 beds 2 baths $545,000
5814B Wolf Road, Unit Number 4 WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5814B Wolf Road, Unit Number 4, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09769911)
2 beds 2 baths $233,000
5401 Woodland Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5401 Woodland Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09767779)
5 beds 6 baths 4,048 sqft $1,260,000

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Western Springs School Data

Western Springs School Districts

Western Springs School District 101
PK-8

Western Springs Schools

Field Park Elementary School
PK-5, public
Forest Hills Elementary School
K-5, public
John Laidlaw Elementary School
K-5, public
Mcclure Jr High School
6-8, public
St. John of the Cross
PK-8, private
http://www.stjohnofthecross.org/school/

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