Cook County Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $213,450
    1% ( $1,500 ) vs Jul 2013
  • Median Sales Price
    $236,500
    0% ( $500 ) vs Jul 2013
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $101,000
    1% ( $1,000 ) vs Jul 2013
  • Foreclosures View
    Homes for Sale 11,910
    Recently Sold 50,900

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 11,910.

In August, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in Cook County, IL was 9% lower than the previous month and 20% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for July 2014 were down 9% compared with the previous month, and down 54% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $236,500. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $101,000, or 57% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - Cook County, IL




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$101,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $100,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $96,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $91,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $90,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $92,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $236,500 (Median Sales Price) $237,000 (Median Sales Price) $225,000 (Median Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $205,000 (Median Sales Price) $208,000 (Median 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) $90,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $92,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $236,500 (Median Sales Price) $237,000 (Median Sales Price) $225,000 (Median Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $205,000 (Median Sales Price) $208,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Top Cities

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Chicago
2,412
56.8
% (y-o-y)
$290,000
5.5
% (y-o-y)
67.2%
69.8
% (y-o-y)
Arlington Heights
104
49.5
% (y-o-y)
$305,000
9.5
% (y-o-y)
54.9%
55.1
% (y-o-y)
Schaumburg
99
49.5
% (y-o-y)
$219,000
6.3
% (y-o-y)
31.5%
45.9
% (y-o-y)
Palatine
95
56.0
% (y-o-y)
$250,000
0.4
% (y-o-y)
56.5%
68.3
% (y-o-y)
Oak Park
71
48.9
% (y-o-y)
$409,000
21.0
% (y-o-y)
47.4%
65.8
% (y-o-y)
Des Plaines
70
62.2
% (y-o-y)
$177,500
7.6
% (y-o-y)
12.7%
29.8
% (y-o-y)
Evanston
68
59.8
% (y-o-y)
$326,000
10.7
% (y-o-y)
52.1%
65.5
% (y-o-y)
Orland Park
65
59.1
% (y-o-y)
$215,000
6.5
% (y-o-y)
7.0%
27.6
% (y-o-y)
Tinley Park
64
46.7
% (y-o-y)
$184,500
5.3
% (y-o-y)
35.0%
20.1
% (y-o-y)
Skokie
59
58.5
% (y-o-y)
$241,000
5.2
% (y-o-y)
21.2%
36.7
% (y-o-y)

Local Info For Cook County

Population:
5,172,848
Schools: 1440   
Household Median Income: $53,942
Unemployment: 7.20%
Percentage of vacant homes: 10.90%