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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

1206 Hillgrove Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1206 Hillgrove Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10881966)
3 beds 2 baths $329,000
4464 Howard Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4464 Howard Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10852029)
3 beds 2 baths $489,000
4511 Wolf Road Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4511 Wolf Road, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10870967)
4 beds 2 baths $459,000
4922 Grand Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4922 Grand Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10879618)
4 beds 4 baths 3,190 sqft $1,189,000
405 52nd Place Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 405 52nd Place, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10878744)
4 beds 3 baths 2,255 sqft $459,000
4817 Woodland Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4817 Woodland Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10877696)
6 beds 6 baths 4,925 sqft $1,099,000
4524 Clausen Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4524 Clausen Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10876548)
2 beds 1 bath 1,118 sqft $300,000
4109 Lawn Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4109 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10871058)
4 beds 3 baths 1,900 sqft $699,000
904 Hickory Drive Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 904 Hickory Drive, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10870923)
4 beds 4 baths 2,435 sqft $749,900
4053 Western Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4053 Western Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10870917)
3 beds 4 baths 2,550 sqft $599,000
5405 Franklin Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5405 Franklin Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10863759)
3 beds 3 baths 2,464 sqft $649,900
5123 Ellington Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5123 Ellington Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10821445)
4 beds 2 baths 1,959 sqft $420,000
1156 Birch Lane Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1156 Birch Lane, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10837413)
4 beds 4 baths 2,742 sqft $699,900
1123 Hickory Drive Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1123 Hickory Drive, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10862881)
4 beds 4 baths 3,599 sqft $899,000
1620 Oak Street Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1620 Oak Street, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10847066)
6 beds 5 baths 3,881 sqft $969,000
319 45th Street Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 319 45th Street, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10835420)
3 beds 3 baths 1,666 sqft $475,000
4521 Woodland Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4521 Woodland Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10862405)
3 beds 2 baths 1,716 sqft $470,000
4312 Hampton Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4312 Hampton Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10861709)
5 beds 5 baths 5,000 sqft $1,475,000
3928 Central Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3928 Central Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10820062)
4 beds 4 baths 2,817 sqft $1,085,000
4560 Wolf Road Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4560 Wolf Road, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10860492)
4 beds 3 baths 2,200 sqft $625,000

Sold Listings in Western Springs

5233 Woodland Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5233 Woodland Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10822351)
3 beds 2 baths 1,500 sqft $435,000
4616 Wolf Road Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4616 Wolf Road, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10803304)
3 beds 2 baths 1,300 sqft $525,500
4545 Harvey Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4545 Harvey Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10394954)
4 beds 2 baths $539,000
4220 Linden Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4220 Linden Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10799219)
5 beds 6 baths $1,130,000
5340 Wolf Road Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5340 Wolf Road, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10771839)
5 beds 2 baths $624,900
1107 Hickory Drive Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1107 Hickory Drive, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10773653)
4 beds 4 baths 3,988 sqft $805,000
4313 Western Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4313 Western Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10787603)
2 beds 2 baths 1,548 sqft $340,000
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 # 10787088)
3 beds 4 baths 2,139 sqft $575,000
4110 Lawn Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4110 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10785620)
5 beds 3 baths 3,219 sqft $800,000
4326 Franklin Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4326 Franklin Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10778149)
4 beds 3 baths 2,591 sqft $621,000
4146 Western Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4146 Western Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10784923)
4 beds 5 baths 4,622 sqft $900,000
4545 Lawn Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4545 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10755905)
4 beds 4 baths 3,200 sqft $835,000
4629 Grand Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4629 Grand Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10783884)
4 beds 4 baths $730,000
4217 Johnson Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4217 Johnson Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10782377)
4 beds 2 baths 2,500 sqft $435,000
4406 Harvey Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4406 Harvey Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10779847)
2 beds 1 bath 1,021 sqft $235,000
4554 Harvey Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4554 Harvey Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10779495)
3 beds 2 baths $406,000
4132 Grove Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4132 Grove Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10828785)
6 beds 6 baths 4,988 sqft $2,150,000
1410 Sunset Terrace Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1410 Sunset Terrace, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10772018)
5 beds 5 baths 4,124 sqft $1,400,000
1125 Hickory Drive Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1125 Hickory Drive, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10771343)
4 beds 4 baths 4,274 sqft $1,070,000
4621 Central Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4621 Central Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10762745)
5 beds 4 baths 3,495 sqft $975,000

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

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