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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

5213 Woodland Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5213 Woodland Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09779125)
6 beds 5 baths 3,800 sqft $899,000
718 39th Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 718 39th Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09773240)
4 beds 4 baths 3,400 sqft $819,900
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 $440,000
3905 Lawn Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3905 Lawn Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09777988)
3 beds 3 baths 2,183 sqft $569,000
5340 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5340 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09777446)
5 beds 2 baths $599,900
3840 Clausen Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3840 Clausen Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09777017)
5 beds 4 baths 2,948 sqft $669,000
4465 Howard Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4465 Howard Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09776887)
2 beds 1 bath $379,000
4630 Howard Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4630 Howard Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09776799)
4 beds 5 baths 2,600 sqft $750,000
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 $625,000
4249 Clausen Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4249 Clausen Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09775955)
3 beds 2 baths 2,156 sqft $519,000
4604 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4604 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09775171)
4 beds 3 baths 2,162 sqft $650,000
4322 Western Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4322 Western Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09775125)
3 beds 2 baths 1,000 sqft $399,900
4631 Clausen Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4631 Clausen Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09774715)
4 beds 3 baths 2,500 sqft $699,000
621 54th Place WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 621 54th Place, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09774679)
3 beds 2 baths 1,725 sqft $425,000
1418 Oak Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1418 Oak Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09773854)
5 beds 6 baths 4,364 sqft $1,299,000
4412 Gilbert Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4412 Gilbert Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09771655)
4 beds 3 baths 3,210 sqft $754,990
3836 Lawn Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3836 Lawn Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09770770)
3 beds 1 bath 1,048 sqft $369,000
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 $499,900
1426 Maple Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1426 Maple Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09770416)
4 beds 4 baths 3,500 sqft $869,990
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 $244,900

Sold Listings in Western Springs

4465 Howard Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4465 Howard Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09739840)
2 beds 1 bath $330,000
5580 Wolf Road, Unit Number 103 WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5580 Wolf Road, Unit Number 103, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09734719)
2 beds 2 baths $140,500
4218 Gilbert Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4218 Gilbert Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09716880)
3 beds 2 baths 1,354 sqft $459,000
1333 Walnut Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1333 Walnut Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09704744)
4 beds 4 baths 2,634 sqft $675,000
5237 Clausen Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5237 Clausen Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09703901)
3 beds 2 baths 2,469 sqft $450,000
1216 Hillgrove Avenue, Unit Number UNIT-B WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1216 Hillgrove Avenue, Unit Number UNIT-B, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09703060)
3 beds 4 baths $535,000
3937 Grove Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3937 Grove Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09702524)
4 beds 1 bath 1,553 sqft $375,000
3912 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3912 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09704603)
4 beds 3 baths 2,442 sqft $720,000
4118 Howard Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4118 Howard Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09692862)
3 beds 3 baths 1,845 sqft $580,000
3828 Grove Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3828 Grove Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09690261)
4 beds 2 baths $440,000
6012 Flagg Creek Lane WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 6012 Flagg Creek Lane, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09689053)
3 beds 3 baths 2,271 sqft $480,000
4042 Grove Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4042 Grove Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09685098)
6 beds 4 baths 3,200 sqft $899,000
4636 Lawn Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4636 Lawn Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09671675)
5 beds 5 baths 5,277 sqft $1,150,000
4321 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4321 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09665206)
5 beds 5 baths 3,200 sqft $1,350,000
309 53rd Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 309 53rd Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09662479)
4 beds 3 baths 2,600 sqft $780,000
5317 Lawn Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5317 Lawn Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09662147)
4 beds 3 baths $650,000
4550 Clausen Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4550 Clausen Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09660884)
5 beds 5 baths $1,200,000
5108 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5108 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09660031)
3 beds 2 baths 1,232 sqft $320,000
3930 Franklin Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3930 Franklin Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09659868)
3 beds 2 baths $614,000
3823 Howard Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3823 Howard Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09658864)
3 beds 3 baths $348,000

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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/

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

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