Cook County Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $229,000
    2% ( $4,000 ) vs May 2014
  • Median Sales Price
    $231,500
    16% ( $31,500 ) vs May 2014
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $100,000
    2% ( $2,000 ) vs May 2014
  • Foreclosures View
    Homes for Sale 12,200
    Recently Sold 16,689

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 12,200.

In June, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in Cook County, IL was 23% lower than the previous month and 32% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for May 2015 were up 135% compared with the previous month, and down 41% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $231,500. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $100,000, or 57% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - Cook County, IL




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$100,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $98,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $98,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $98,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $94,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $94,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $231,500 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $199,750 (Median Sales Price) $205,000 (Median Sales Price) $210,000 (Median Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $100,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $98,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $98,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $98,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $94,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $94,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $231,500 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $199,750 (Median Sales Price) $205,000 (Median Sales Price) $210,000 (Median Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Top Cities

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Chicago
2,591
29.0
% (y-o-y)
$276,500
0.5
% (y-o-y)
60.9%
65.8
% (y-o-y)
Palatine
93
19.8
% (y-o-y)
$250,000
13.6
% (y-o-y)
51.8%
44.2
% (y-o-y)
Des Plaines
88
26.7
% (y-o-y)
$171,000
8.9
% (y-o-y)
22.2%
39.2
% (y-o-y)
Schaumburg
88
27.9
% (y-o-y)
$182,000
13.7
% (y-o-y)
30.2%
35.9
% (y-o-y)
Arlington Heights
87
41.6
% (y-o-y)
$315,500
19.1
% (y-o-y)
32.5%
47.2
% (y-o-y)
Berwyn
84
33.3
% (y-o-y)
$159,250
6.2
% (y-o-y)
38.3%
28.7
% (y-o-y)
Evanston
84
42.5
% (y-o-y)
$315,000
0.0
% (y-o-y)
54.7%
28.6
% (y-o-y)
Tinley Park
75
12.8
% (y-o-y)
$177,000
1.1
% (y-o-y)
18.9%
34.3
% (y-o-y)
Mount Prospect
67
15.2
% (y-o-y)
$247,500
1.0
% (y-o-y)
12.1%
30.6
% (y-o-y)
Skokie
66
24.1
% (y-o-y)
$266,250
9.3
% (y-o-y)
24.9%
30.2
% (y-o-y)

Local Info For Cook County

Population:
5,172,848
Schools: 1440   
Household Median Income: $53,942
Unemployment: 6.30%
Percentage of vacant homes: 10.90%