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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

4468 Gilbert Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4468 Gilbert Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09990522)
4 beds 3 baths 2,520 sqft $575,000
3904 Lawn Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3904 Lawn Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09974886)
4 beds 4 baths 2,551 sqft $649,000
5329 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5329 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09988040)
4 beds 3 baths $583,000
3829 Woodland Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3829 Woodland Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09987949)
3 beds 3 baths $599,000
4100 Harvey Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4100 Harvey Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09986800)
3 beds 2 baths $389,900
4147 Central Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4147 Central Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09987509)
3 beds 3 baths $549,900
3925 Franklin Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3925 Franklin Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09986695)
3 beds 2 baths $640,000
1324 Reid Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
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4 beds 4 baths $1,199,000
1109 Crest Lane WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1109 Crest Lane, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09986267)
3 beds 3 baths 1,545 sqft $410,000
4147 Clausen Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4147 Clausen Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09985434)
4 beds 3 baths 2,725 sqft $779,000
5135 Howard Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5135 Howard Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09984349)
5 beds 3 baths 4,000 sqft $899,900
317 53rd Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 317 53rd Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09980880)
5 beds 4 baths $795,000
5224 Lawn Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5224 Lawn Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09979107)
4 beds 2 baths $585,000
3909 Garden Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3909 Garden Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09978999)
3 beds 3 baths 1,180 sqft $489,900
509 Rugeley Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 509 Rugeley Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09978727)
3 beds 3 baths 1,787 sqft $479,000
4332 Johnson Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4332 Johnson Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09978574)
4 beds 4 baths $899,000
4319 Western Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4319 Western Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09976603)
4 beds 2 baths 1,442 sqft $459,000
5208 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5208 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09974663)
2 beds 1 bath $283,000
1134 Birch Lane WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1134 Birch Lane, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09973028)
6 beds 5 baths 2,813 sqft $459,900
5409 Johnson Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5409 Johnson Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09972176)
5 beds 5 baths 3,368 sqft $875,000

Sold Listings in Western Springs

4130 Woodland Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4130 Woodland Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09955739)
5 beds 5 baths $1,925,000
4244 Linden Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4244 Linden Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09953702)
3 beds 2 baths 1,160 sqft $335,000
117 53rd Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 117 53rd Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09939281)
4 beds 3 baths 2,350 sqft $735,000
309 51st Street WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 309 51st Street, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09931390)
3 beds 3 baths 1,942 sqft $490,000
5701 Ridgewood Drive WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5701 Ridgewood Drive, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09929011)
3 beds 2 baths 1,700 sqft $425,000
4302 Prospect Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4302 Prospect Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09919402)
2 beds 1 bath 1,367 sqft $400,000
4705 Commonwealth Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4705 Commonwealth Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09913671)
4 beds 3 baths 3,117 sqft $505,000
4917 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4917 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09913308)
5 beds 6 baths $1,560,000
5005 Commonwealth Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5005 Commonwealth Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09908704)
3 beds 3 baths 2,255 sqft $399,900
4234 Clausen Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4234 Clausen Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09906767)
4 beds 4 baths $648,500
1004 Longmeadow Lane WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 1004 Longmeadow Lane, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09905674)
3 beds 3 baths 1,591 sqft $390,000
4603 Harvey Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4603 Harvey Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09901154)
4 beds 3 baths $617,000
MLS # 09897817 WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09897817)
2 beds 2 baths 1,684 sqft $345,000
4914 Creek Drive WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4914 Creek Drive, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09896314)
3 beds 3 baths 2,600 sqft $445,000
5912 Flagg Creek Lane WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5912 Flagg Creek Lane, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09894674)
4 beds 4 baths 3,862 sqft $680,000
5904 Flagg Creek Lane WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5904 Flagg Creek Lane, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09893884)
4 beds 4 baths 3,862 sqft $739,000
5412 Fair Elms Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5412 Fair Elms Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09892663)
3 beds 3 baths $480,000
5137 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5137 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09904701)
4 beds 3 baths 2,067 sqft $575,000
5133 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5133 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09889729)
3 beds 3 baths 1,557 sqft $480,000
3928 Grove Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 3928 Grove Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 09887654)
3 beds 2 baths 1,441 sqft $428,000

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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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