Real Estate Market Update for Coal City, IL
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Welcome to September's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of September. The number of active listings was down 27% from one year earlier, and did not change from the previous month. These latest figures mean that buyers had a more limited selection of homes to choose from compared to the same month the previous year. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 140-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up more than 100%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 200-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 12% year-over-year, and decreased 22% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for Coal City, IL
Area Information for Coal City, IL
  • Population: 5,762
  • Median Age: 34.17 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 23.31 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 6.25%
  • Population Density: 1,175/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 19.39%
  • Closest Airport: Chicago Midway International
  • Closest College: University Of Saint Francis
  • Closest Jr. College: Joliet Junior College
  • Median Household Income: $64,975
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 13.56%
  • Median Years in Residence: 4.55 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $132,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Chicago Fire
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 22%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Coal City, IL
Median Age: 34.17 Married: 31% Number of Households: 2,250 Households with Children: 933
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Coal City, IL

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Coal City Elementary School 0.4 mi Public 2-3 4-5 4
      Coal City Intermediate School 0.6 mi Public 4-5 4-5 4
      Coal City High School 1.2 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Coal City Middle School 1.4 mi Public 6-8 4 4
      Coal City Early Childhood Center 1.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-1 0 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.