Cook County Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $199,900
    2% ( $5,099 ) vs Sep 2013
  • Median Sales Price
    $238,000
    0% ( $1,000 ) vs Sep 2013
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $103,000
    0% ( $250 ) vs Sep 2013
  • Foreclosures View
    Homes for Sale 5,358
    Recently Sold 57,320

Market Summary

There are currently (contact us for foreclosure counts) properties in Cook County, IL that are in some stage of foreclosure (default, auction or bank owned) while the number of homes listed for sale on RealtyTrac is 5,358.

In October, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in Cook County, IL was 13% higher than the previous month and 19% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for September 2014 were up 50% compared with the previous month, and up 28% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $238,000. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $103,000, or 57% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - Cook County, IL




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$103,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $103,250 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $101,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $100,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $96,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $91,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $238,000 (Median Sales Price) $239,000 (Median Sales Price) $237,000 (Median Sales Price) $237,000 (Median Sales Price) $225,000 (Median Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $103,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $103,250 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $101,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $100,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $96,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $91,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $238,000 (Median Sales Price) $239,000 (Median Sales Price) $237,000 (Median Sales Price) $237,000 (Median Sales Price) $225,000 (Median Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Top Cities

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Chicago
4,445
3.5
% (y-o-y)
$289,500
5.7
% (y-o-y)
65.5%
67.7
% (y-o-y)
Schaumburg
180
4.3
% (y-o-y)
$205,000
6.8
% (y-o-y)
23.2%
45.9
% (y-o-y)
Evanston
153
18.6
% (y-o-y)
$355,000
9.2
% (y-o-y)
53.8%
43.1
% (y-o-y)
Arlington Heights
144
2.0
% (y-o-y)
$294,000
1.4
% (y-o-y)
72.7%
52.7
% (y-o-y)
Palatine
141
13.5
% (y-o-y)
$250,000
0.2
% (y-o-y)
64.0%
68.5
% (y-o-y)
Oak Lawn
133
6.4
% (y-o-y)
$158,000
5.2
% (y-o-y)
24.1%
23.5
% (y-o-y)
Orland Park
130
9.2
% (y-o-y)
$215,000
5.6
% (y-o-y)
21.9%
35.2
% (y-o-y)
Des Plaines
127
19.6
% (y-o-y)
$190,000
8.6
% (y-o-y)
18.4%
40.3
% (y-o-y)
Tinley Park
118
7.1
% (y-o-y)
$190,750
0.4
% (y-o-y)
35.0%
26.3
% (y-o-y)
Skokie
112
1.8
% (y-o-y)
$275,500
14.8
% (y-o-y)
27.2%
29.4
% (y-o-y)

Local Info For Cook County

Population:
5,172,848
Schools: 1440   
Household Median Income: $53,942
Unemployment: 6.50%
Percentage of vacant homes: 10.90%