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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

5333 Woodland Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5333 Woodland Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10550152)
5 beds 3 baths 3,573 sqft $774,900
4467 Harvey Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4467 Harvey Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10550967)
4 beds 5 baths 3,114 sqft $975,000
712 Courtland Circle Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 712 Courtland Circle, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10548773)
4 beds 3 baths $749,000
203 Dierks Drive Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 203 Dierks Drive, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10550268)
5 beds 4 baths 2,900 sqft $699,000
4837 Creek Drive Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4837 Creek Drive, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10550071)
3 beds 3 baths 2,610 sqft $450,000
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 $898,000
3833 Grove Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3833 Grove Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10548729)
3 beds 2 baths $439,000
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 $674,000
4127 Woodland Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4127 Woodland Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10524519)
4 beds 2 baths 2,400 sqft $599,900
3816 Johnson Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3816 Johnson Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10541486)
5 beds 4 baths 3,619 sqft $875,000
5340 Wolf Road Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5340 Wolf Road, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10544948)
5 beds 2 baths 3,135 sqft $625,000
4540 Gilbert Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4540 Gilbert Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10544986)
3 beds 2 baths 1,435 sqft $379,000
5008 Woodland Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5008 Woodland Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10541944)
4 beds 3 baths $660,000
5332 Fair Elms Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5332 Fair Elms Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10541549)
3 beds 2 baths $399,000
3972 Western Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3972 Western Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10541325)
4 beds 4 baths 3,100 sqft $659,000
3924 Grove Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3924 Grove Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10540100)
5 beds 6 baths 4,000 sqft $1,699,000
5042 Lawn Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5042 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10540045)
5 beds 6 baths 4,056 sqft $1,299,000
4828 Grand Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4828 Grand Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10539174)
4 beds 4 baths 4,000 sqft $888,000
5009 Woodland Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5009 Woodland Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10537639)
4 beds 3 baths $579,000
1331 48th Street Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1331 48th Street, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10537629)
4 beds 5 baths 5,170 sqft $1,425,000

Sold Listings in Western Springs

1122 Birch Lane Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1122 Birch Lane, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10496983)
4 beds 3 baths 1,448 sqft $320,000
906 Hickory Drive WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 906 Hickory Drive, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10496763)
3 beds 4 baths 2,272 sqft $475,000
4441 Wolf Road, Unit Number 207 WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4441 Wolf Road, Unit Number 207, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10487987)
3 beds 2 baths 2,260 sqft $809,242
1426 Maple Street Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1426 Maple Street, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10476293)
4 beds 4 baths 3,500 sqft $645,000
4745 Lawn Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4745 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10471007)
5 beds 3 baths 2,996 sqft $750,000
4321 Grand Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4321 Grand Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10476481)
5 beds 5 baths 3,200 sqft $1,380,000
4104 Johnson Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4104 Johnson Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10466082)
5 beds 3 baths 3,190 sqft $640,000
4474 Howard Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4474 Howard Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10468206)
2 beds 1 bath 983 sqft $275,000
1312 Chestnut Street Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 1312 Chestnut Street, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10467046)
3 beds 2 baths 1,954 sqft $425,000
3906 Wolf Road Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 3906 Wolf Road, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10463441)
3 beds 2 baths 1,494 sqft $314,000
4600 Franklin Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4600 Franklin Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10463522)
4 beds 2 baths $329,900
5623 Lawn Drive WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 5623 Lawn Drive, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10459607)
4 beds 3 baths $578,000
4813 Fair Elms Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4813 Fair Elms Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10416207)
4 beds 3 baths 1,768 sqft $475,000
5818 Wolf Road, Unit Number 2B Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 5818 Wolf Road, Unit Number 2B, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10456187)
2 beds 2 baths 1,250 sqft $185,000
4524 Howard Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4524 Howard Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10452766)
5 beds 3 baths 1,960 sqft $610,000
4468 Gilbert Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4468 Gilbert Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10445717)
4 beds 3 baths 2,520 sqft $494,900
4232 Garden Avenue WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4232 Garden Avenue, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10446419)
3 beds 1 bath 1,095 sqft $268,000
4146 Lawn Avenue Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4146 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10442640)
4 beds 3 baths 1,899 sqft $630,000
4040 Wolf Road WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558
Photo of 4040 Wolf Road, WESTERN SPRINGS, IL 60558 (MLS # 10442499)
4 beds 2 baths 1,580 sqft $409,000
4441 Wolf Road, Unit Number 309 Western Springs, IL 60558
Photo of 4441 Wolf Road, Unit Number 309, Western Springs, IL 60558 (MLS # 10442471)
2 beds 2 baths 1,931 sqft $689,000

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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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