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Housing in Chicago, Illinois

The median home cost in Chicago is $225,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -8.6%. Home Appreciation in Chicago is up 3.5%. Browse Chicago Real Estate

Average Age of Homes
- The median age of Chicago real estate is 67 years old
The Rental Market in Chicago
- Renters make up 47.8% of the Chicago population
- 13.6% of houses and apartments in Chicago, are unoccupied (vacancy rate)
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Local Listings in Chicago, IL
 $499,900 
3852 S Emerald Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0 | 2400 SqFt
 $499,900 
3852 S Emerald Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0 | 2400 SqFt
 $413,011 
5415 N Sheridan Rd
Bed 0 | Bath 0.0 | 700 SqFt
 $112,171 
10221 S Union Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.5 | 973 SqFt

HOUSING BY YEAR BUILT

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  HOUSINGChicago, IllinoisUnited States
  Median Home Age6737
  Median Home Cost$225,500$216,200
  Home Appr. Last 12 months3.47%6.77%
  Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.36.37%31.12%
  Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.-8.59%11.41%
  Property Tax Rate$15.71$11.89
  Homes Owned38.58%56.34%
  Housing Vacant13.62%12.45%
  Homes Rented47.81%31.21%
  AVERAGE RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
  Studio Apartment$890$890
  1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,130$990
  2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,430$1,240
  3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,900$1,660
  4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$2,360$1,910
  VACANT HOUSING
  Vacant For Rent3.90%2.34%
  Vacant Rented0.44%0.46%
  Vacant For Sale1.28%1.20%
  Vacant Sold0.46%0.46%
  Vacant Vacation1.13%3.97%
  Vacant Other6.40%4.02%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  Less Than $20,0002.74%4.57%
  $20,000 to $39,9991.26%3.37%
  $40,000 to $59,9992.28%4.19%
  $60,000 to $79,9993.61%5.74%
  $80,000 to $99,9995.40%6.79%
  $100,000 to $149,99914.40%15.19%
  $150,000 to $199,99915.01%14.69%
  $200,000 to $299,99922.52%18.15%
  $300,000 to $399,99913.75%10.43%
  $400,000 to $499,9996.34%5.70%
  $500,000 to $749,9997.15%6.39%
  $750,000 to $999,9992.34%2.41%
  $1,000,000 or more3.22%2.39%
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    Reviews for Chicago    252 Reviews
    Chicago is a Mini NYC - 11/20/2018
    I've lived in Chicago since 1999, relocated from Pittsburgh after attending college in Virginia. Chicago has 77 neighborhoods. Very diverse population from all around... Read More

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    Low quality of life. City & state broken. - 10/10/2018
    I was unfortunate enough to live in Chicago for several years. First of all the weather is horrible. People know the winter is bad but the summer is the worst season,... Read More

    Sweet home Chicago. - 8/11/2018
    I’ve lived in several major cities and although Chicago is far from perfect, I will always love it there. I highly recommend living here/visiting here. Culture, history,... Read More


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    REAL ESTATE IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

    NEW LISTINGS IN CHICAGO IL
    $120,000
    1137 W 110th Pl
    Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

    $499,900
    1800 W Diversey Pkwy APT G
    Bed 2 | Bath 3.0

    $229,000
    12009 S La Salle St
    Bed 5 | Bath 4.0

    $799,900
    1714 W Huron St
    Bed 4 | Bath 4.0

    $390,000
    4033 S Ellis Ave
    Bed 4 | Bath 2.0

    $249,000
    5729 W Newport Ave
    Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

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