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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

4032 Gilbert Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
2 beds 2 baths 1,155 sqft $355,000
628 Courtland Circle WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
5 beds 5 baths 4,000 sqft $899,000
109 53rd Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 109 53rd Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10451506)
3 beds 2 baths 1,855 sqft $475,000
5706 Lawn Drive WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5706 Lawn Drive, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10448038)
4 beds 2 baths 2,191 sqft $524,500
4524 Howard Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4524 Howard Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10452766)
5 beds 3 baths 1,960 sqft $635,000
5401 Howard Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5401 Howard Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10450644)
3 beds 3 baths 2,000 sqft $425,000
4904 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4904 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10450075)
4 beds 4 baths 2,282 sqft $524,900
5108 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5108 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10449236)
3 beds 2 baths $499,500
4440 Franklin Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4440 Franklin Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10447172)
4 beds 5 baths 3,000 sqft $890,000
4468 Gilbert Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4468 Gilbert Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10445717)
4 beds 3 baths 2,520 sqft $499,900
4561 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4561 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10445191)
3 beds 2 baths $499,000
4040 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4040 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10442499)
4 beds 2 baths 1,580 sqft $419,000
4465 Franklin Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4465 Franklin Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10442485)
4 beds 4 baths 3,270 sqft $899,000
5809 Woodland Drive WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5809 Woodland Drive, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10442054)
3 beds 3 baths 1,793 sqft $574,900
114 51st Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 114 51st Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10439155)
4 beds 3 baths 2,141 sqft $569,000
4138 Garden Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4138 Garden Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10437782)
4 beds 4 baths 3,496 sqft $899,000
4800 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4800 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10435748)
6 beds 5 baths 5,000 sqft $1,149,000
5516 Heritage Court WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5516 Heritage Court, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10435053)
4 beds 4 baths 2,685 sqft $525,000
3933 Grove Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3933 Grove Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10433570)
3 beds 2 baths 1,637 sqft $550,000
3903 Garden Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3903 Garden Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10432736)
4 beds 4 baths 2,273 sqft $415,000

Sold Listings in Western Springs

5109 Commonwealth Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5109 Commonwealth Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10419182)
2 beds 2 baths 1,663 sqft $350,000
902 Linden Court WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 902 Linden Court, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10406219)
3 beds 3 baths 1,668 sqft $447,450
4448 Franklin Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4448 Franklin Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10393732)
5 beds 5 baths $825,000
3901 Central Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3901 Central Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10390339)
6 beds 6 baths 5,008 sqft $1,300,000
3902 Lawn Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3902 Lawn Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10385550)
3 beds 2 baths $474,500
6014 Flagg Creek Lane Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 6014 Flagg Creek Lane, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10383363)
3 beds 3 baths 2,265 sqft $534,900
3929 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3929 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10382986)
2 beds 3 baths 1,414 sqft $350,000
5244 Woodland Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5244 Woodland Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10377478)
3 beds 3 baths 1,643 sqft $430,100
5307 Commonwealth Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5307 Commonwealth Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10380057)
3 beds 2 baths 2,076 sqft $550,000
4717 Johnson Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4717 Johnson Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10364953)
3 beds 2 baths 1,264 sqft $387,500
513 50th Place WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 513 50th Place, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10372616)
4 beds 4 baths 2,944 sqft $649,000
4131 Johnson Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4131 Johnson Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10370045)
4 beds 3 baths $585,000
4520 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4520 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10365672)
3 beds 3 baths 2,000 sqft $679,000
924 Lawn Circle WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 924 Lawn Circle, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10360010)
3 beds 3 baths 1,584 sqft $495,000
4069 Rose Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4069 Rose Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10364461)
3 beds 3 baths 2,000 sqft $592,500
801 54th Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 801 54th Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10362996)
4 beds 4 baths 3,611 sqft $1,225,000
5830 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5830 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10359821)
3 beds 3 baths 2,100 sqft $367,000
4219 Linden Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4219 Linden Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10356986)
4 beds 2 baths 1,846 sqft $555,000
5031 Lawn Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5031 Lawn Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10354287)
5 beds 5 baths 3,731 sqft $1,129,000
4025 Linden Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4025 Linden Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10352728)
3 beds 3 baths 2,057 sqft $618,000

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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
http://d101.org/htdocs/fp/
Forest Hills Elementary School
K-5, public
John Laidlaw Elementary School
K-5, public
http://www.d101.org/
Mcclure Jr High School
6-8, public
St. John of the Cross
PK-8, private
http://www.stjohnofthecross.org/school/

Posted on February 23, 2013 at 2:44 pm by Jorge Vigil

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