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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

1331 48th Street Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1331 48th Street, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10586477)
4 beds 5 baths 5,170 sqft $1,399,000
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
4204 Western Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4204 Western Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10585405)
3 beds 3 baths $459,900
5129 Grand Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5129 Grand Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10585206)
3 beds 2 baths 2,153 sqft $520,000
5580 Wolf Road, Unit Number 208 Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5580 Wolf Road, Unit Number 208, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10585183)
3 beds 2 baths 1,500 sqft $184,500
4144 Harvey Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4144 Harvey Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10584898)
4 beds 5 baths 3,300 sqft $1,000,000
3921 Hampton Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3921 Hampton Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10583719)
4 beds 4 baths 3,660 sqft $650,000
5328 Johnson Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5328 Johnson Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10582474)
2 beds 3 baths 1,296 sqft $380,000
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 $479,000
3903 Garden Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3903 Garden Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10578941)
4 beds 4 baths 2,273 sqft $365,000
4441 Wolf Road, Unit Number 401 Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4441 Wolf Road, Unit Number 401, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10578368)
2 beds 3 baths 2,256 sqft $799,900
4819 Fair Elms Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4819 Fair Elms Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10562651)
4 beds 4 baths 2,415 sqft $729,000
5333 Woodland Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5333 Woodland Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10576802)
5 beds 3 baths 3,573 sqft $749,900
4441 Wolf Road, Unit Number 208 Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4441 Wolf Road, Unit Number 208, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10574973)
3 beds 2 baths 2,376 sqft $869,900
3821 Johnson Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3821 Johnson Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10574840)
6 beds 6 baths 5,050 sqft $979,000
4048 Western Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4048 Western Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10572731)
4 beds 3 baths 1,450 sqft $499,900
5208 Ellington Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5208 Ellington Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10569513)
5 beds 3 baths 3,270 sqft $739,000
4731 Grand Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4731 Grand Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10568552)
5 beds 5 baths $1,299,000
4828 Grand Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4828 Grand Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10563529)
4 beds 4 baths 4,000 sqft $887,000
4623 Howard Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4623 Howard Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10563340)
5 beds 3 baths 2,629 sqft $500,000

Sold Listings in Western Springs

3835 Central Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3835 Central Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10556230)
3 beds 4 baths 2,634 sqft $725,000
712 Courtland Circle Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 712 Courtland Circle, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10548773)
4 beds 3 baths $715,000
923 Lawn Court Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 923 Lawn Court, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10549408)
4 beds 3 baths 2,706 sqft $550,000
4615 Clausen Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4615 Clausen Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10549167)
4 beds 4 baths 3,200 sqft $862,500
4309 Grand Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4309 Grand Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10543536)
4 beds 2 baths 2,132 sqft $630,000
4454 Clausen Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4454 Clausen Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10543421)
4 beds 4 baths 3,284 sqft $899,900
4073 Lawn Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4073 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10539754)
4 beds 2 baths $550,000
4249 Linden Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4249 Linden Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10538478)
3 beds 2 baths 1,292 sqft $347,500
5221 Lawn Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5221 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10511840)
4 beds 2 baths $490,000
1107 Hickory Drive Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1107 Hickory Drive, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10529919)
4 beds 4 baths 3,988 sqft $729,500
4204 Clausen Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4204 Clausen Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10523324)
4 beds 5 baths 2,500 sqft $795,000
5304 Wolf Road Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5304 Wolf Road, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10522326)
3 beds 3 baths 1,743 sqft $385,000
4461 Howard Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4461 Howard Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10506442)
2 beds 2 baths 1,185 sqft $373,250
210 51st Place Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 210 51st Place, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10518412)
5 beds 4 baths 2,909 sqft $475,000
5213 Fair Elms Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5213 Fair Elms Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10515970)
4 beds 2 baths $390,000
4035 Forest Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4035 Forest Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10516417)
4 beds 3 baths $481,100
4200 Rose Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4200 Rose Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10509014)
4 beds 3 baths $605,000
5217 Howard Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5217 Howard Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10507415)
3 beds 2 baths 2,351 sqft $551,000
3916 Howard Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3916 Howard Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10509115)
3 beds 2 baths $465,000
4026 Ellington Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4026 Ellington Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10503626)
4 beds 3 baths 2,480 sqft $598,000

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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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