Real Estate Market Update for Western Springs, IL
Welcome to December's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was down 2% from one year earlier, and down 18% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 700-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 49%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 430-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 7% year-over-year, and increased more than 125% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. 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.
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Map Information for Western Springs, IL
Area Information for Western Springs, IL
  • Population: 13,019
  • Median Age: 41.94 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 29.34 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 8%
  • Population Density: 4,663/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 5.31%
  • Closest Airport: Chicago Midway International
  • Closest College: Itt Technical Institute-oak Brook
  • Closest Jr. College: Morton College
  • Median Household Income: $133,817
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 8.5%
  • Median Years in Residence: 7.76 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $405,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Chicago Fire
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 37%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Western Springs, IL
Median Age: 41.94 Married: 47% Number of Households: 4,507 Households with Children: 1,914
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 Western Springs, IL

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      St. John Of The Cross 0.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Sunflower Montessori School 0.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      St Cletus Elementary School 0.6 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Wm F Gurrie Middle School 0.6 mi Public 7-8 3 5
      Spring Ave Elementary School 0.6 mi Public K-6 4-5 5
      St Johns Lutheran School 0.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Creative World Montessori School 0.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Forest Hills Elementary School 0.9 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Highlands Elementary School 0.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 5
      Kensington School Of The Highlands 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Highlands Middle School 1.0 mi Public 6-8 5 5
      Ladse Learning Center 1.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Seventh Ave Elementary School 1.1 mi Public K-6 4 5
      Field Park Elementary School 1.1 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Lyons Twp High School 1.2 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Mcclure Jr High School 1.3 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      Ideal Elementary School 1.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2-5 3
      Cossitt Ave Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-6 4-5 4
      Helping Hand School 1.4 mi Private UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Montessori Sch Of Western Springs 1.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      St Francis Zavier School 1.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      St. Francis Xavier 1.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Little Peoples Country 1.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Kensington School Of Lagrange 1.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Acacia Academy 1.6 mi Private 1-12 0 4
      Ogden Ave Elementary School 1.6 mi Public K-6 5 4
      John Laidlaw Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Ombudsman Educational Services-lyons Plus 1.8 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      Hodgkins Elementary School 2.4 mi Public K-6 2-5 4
      Pleasantdale Elementary School 3.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 5 4
      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.