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Columbus, Ohio
Northbrook, Illinois
USA
HOUSING COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
The median age of a home in Northbrook is 10.8% older than the median age of a home in Columbus.
Homes are 75.3% less likely to be rented in Northbrook than in Columbus.
HOUSING
 Columbus, OHNorthbrook, ILUnited States
 Median Home Age374137
 Median Home Cost$119,900$475,400$185,800
 Home Appr. Last 12 months4.92%3.31%3.74%
 Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.7.94%-2.37%16.02%
 Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.-1.92%-18.52%-0.68%
 Property Tax Rate$20.99$21.39$11.80
 Homes Owned40.16%82.15%56.34%
 Housing Vacant12.61%6.18%12.45%
 Homes Rented47.24%11.68%31.21%
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 AVG RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
 Columbus, OHNorthbrook, ILUnited States
 Studio Apartment$545$860$712
 1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$643$1,001$825
 2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$833$1,176$1,027
 3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,060$1,494$1,379
 4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,243$1,780$1,601
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 VACANT HOUSING
 Columbus, OHNorthbrook, ILUnited States
 Vacant For Rent3.87%0.47%2.34%
 Vacant Rented1.60%0.00%0.46%
 Vacant For Sale1.00%0.76%1.20%
 Vacant Sold0.30%0.06%0.46%
 Vacant Vacation0.47%1.88%3.97%
 Vacant Other5.37%3.01%4.02%
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 OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING VALUE
 Columbus, OHNorthbrook, ILUnited States
 Less Than $20,0002.48%1.40%4.57%
 $20,000 to $39,9992.92%0.66%3.37%
 $40,000 to $59,9996.25%0.38%4.19%
 $60,000 to $79,99910.79%0.33%5.74%
 $80,000 to $99,99911.57%0.58%6.79%
 $100,000 to $149,99926.40%2.85%15.19%
 $150,000 to $199,99920.17%3.62%14.69%
 $200,000 to $299,99913.75%11.00%18.15%
 $300,000 to $399,9993.29%12.27%10.43%
 $400,000 to $499,9991.06%13.50%5.70%
 $500,000 to $749,9991.09%38.33%6.39%
 $750,000 to $999,9990.13%10.01%2.41%
 $1,000,000 or more0.10%5.09%2.39%
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 HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR BUILT
 Columbus, OHNorthbrook, ILUnited States
 2010 and newer2.87%0.22%2.03%
 2000 to 200912.81%9.19%14.63%
 1990 to 199914.78%8.25%14.01%
 1980 to 198913.07%11.10%13.70%
 1970 to 197915.07%25.04%15.66%
 1960 to 196914.78%8.25%14.01%
 1950 to 195910.67%13.20%10.63%
 1940 to 19494.84%5.09%5.25%
 1939 or Earlier13.47%3.98%13.09%
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 COMMENTS
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