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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

4640 Johnson Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4640 Johnson Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10666301)
2 beds 2 baths 884 sqft $414,900
4106 Harvey Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4106 Harvey Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10677897)
5 beds 5 baths 4,143 sqft $1,099,000
4061 Hampton Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4061 Hampton Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10677832)
4 beds 2 baths 2,069 sqft $549,000
4039 Grove Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4039 Grove Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10675945)
4 beds 5 baths 3,351 sqft $1,229,000
6106 Flagg Creek Lane Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 6106 Flagg Creek Lane, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10676033)
3 beds 4 baths 2,503 sqft $674,900
4048 Western Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4048 Western Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10672895)
4 beds 3 baths 1,450 sqft $459,900
4206 Grand Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4206 Grand Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10672511)
3 beds 2 baths $650,000
4452 Franklin Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4452 Franklin Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10672256)
3 beds 3 baths $589,000
5516 Heritage Court Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5516 Heritage Court, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10672036)
3 beds 4 baths 2,685 sqft $495,000
4338 Johnson Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4338 Johnson Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10669768)
4 beds 4 baths 2,163 sqft $750,000
3959 Western Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3959 Western Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10669049)
3 beds 2 baths $249,900
5428 Caroline Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5428 Caroline Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10666802)
4 beds 2 baths 1,312 sqft $414,900
3821 Johnson Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3821 Johnson Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10665371)
6 beds 6 baths 5,050 sqft $949,900
5019 Commonwealth Avenue, Unit Number 5019 Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5019 Commonwealth Avenue, Unit Number 5019, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10665251)
3 beds 3 baths $399,000
1120 Maple Lane Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1120 Maple Lane, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10664999)
3 beds 2 baths 1,596 sqft $384,900
903 Linden Court Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 903 Linden Court, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10664653)
3 beds 3 baths 2,189 sqft $535,000
5315 Fair Elms Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5315 Fair Elms Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10653456)
3 beds 2 baths 1,686 sqft $499,900
4204 Gilbert Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4204 Gilbert Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10663359)
3 beds 2 baths 1,800 sqft $415,000
709 Ogden Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 709 Ogden Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10663310)
4 beds 3 baths 2,500 sqft $449,000
4441 Wolf Road, Unit Number 401 Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4441 Wolf Road, Unit Number 401, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10661598)
2 beds 3 baths 2,256 sqft $759,900

Sold Listings in Western Springs

5333 Woodland Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5333 Woodland Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10638276)
5 beds 3 baths 3,573 sqft $710,000
4713 Johnson Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4713 Johnson Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10632672)
4 beds 2 baths 1,664 sqft $405,000
3833 Grove Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3833 Grove Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10578023)
3 beds 2 baths $425,000
4140 Forest Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4140 Forest Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10605901)
4 beds 3 baths 2,358 sqft $555,000
4561 Wolf Road Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4561 Wolf Road, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10620983)
3 beds 2 baths $375,000
4600 Lawn Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4600 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10649231)
4 beds 3 baths $722,500
5332 Fair Elms Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5332 Fair Elms Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10597106)
3 beds 2 baths $390,000
5509 Heritage Court Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5509 Heritage Court, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10610906)
3 beds 3 baths 2,685 sqft $410,000
1331 48th Street Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1331 48th Street, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10605059)
4 beds 5 baths 5,142 sqft $1,300,000
4060 Rose Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4060 Rose Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10593871)
3 beds 3 baths $530,000
MLS # 10582499 Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10582499)
5 beds 4 baths 2,900 sqft $670,000
4616 Harvey Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4616 Harvey Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10598713)
3 beds 1 bath 1,434 sqft $378,000
3924 Howard Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3924 Howard Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10589796)
4 beds 2 baths 2,100 sqft $465,000
4123 Grand Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4123 Grand Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10585733)
5 beds 3 baths 3,123 sqft $775,000
4745 Wolf Road Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4745 Wolf Road, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10579884)
4 beds 2 baths 1,510 sqft $420,000
5802 Woodland Drive Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5802 Woodland Drive, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10578219)
4 beds 3 baths 2,638 sqft $578,800
3900 Grand Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3900 Grand Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10578110)
6 beds 6 baths 4,800 sqft $1,325,000
114 51st Street Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 114 51st Street, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10577085)
4 beds 3 baths 2,141 sqft $525,000
1010 Pin Oak Drive Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1010 Pin Oak Drive, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10576356)
5 beds 4 baths 4,788 sqft $873,594
4240 Clausen Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4240 Clausen Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10574722)
6 beds 5 baths 4,580 sqft $1,310,000

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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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