Cook County Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $189,900
    3% ( $5,700 ) vs Nov 2013
  • Median Sales Price
    $225,000
    3% ( $8,000 ) vs Nov 2013
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $95,000
    7% ( $7,000 ) vs Nov 2013
  • Foreclosures View
    Homes for Sale 8,316
    Recently Sold 47,171

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 8,316.

In December, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in Cook County, IL was 46% higher than the previous month and 3% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for November 2014 were down 53% compared with the previous month, and down 23% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $225,000. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $95,000, or 58% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - Cook County, IL




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$95,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $102,000 (Median Foreclosure 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) $225,000 (Median Sales Price) $233,000 (Median Sales Price) $238,000 (Median Sales Price) $239,000 (Median Sales Price) $237,000 (Median Sales Price) $237,000 (Median Sales Price) $95,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $102,000 (Median Foreclosure 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) $225,000 (Median Sales Price) $233,000 (Median Sales Price) $238,000 (Median Sales Price) $239,000 (Median Sales Price) $237,000 (Median Sales Price) $237,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Top Cities

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Chicago
2,098
30.9
% (y-o-y)
$272,500
4.8
% (y-o-y)
65.1%
65.4
% (y-o-y)
Palatine
114
16.2
% (y-o-y)
$233,000
1.3
% (y-o-y)
51.5%
59.8
% (y-o-y)
Des Plaines
88
17.0
% (y-o-y)
$178,000
7.9
% (y-o-y)
41.3%
25.3
% (y-o-y)
Evanston
76
20.8
% (y-o-y)
$355,000
7.7
% (y-o-y)
48.6%
36.3
% (y-o-y)
Schaumburg
76
32.7
% (y-o-y)
$201,000
5.0
% (y-o-y)
24.9%
36.2
% (y-o-y)
Oak Lawn
68
18.1
% (y-o-y)
$148,250
1.8
% (y-o-y)
53.5%
31.1
% (y-o-y)
Skokie
62
23.5
% (y-o-y)
$270,750
16.0
% (y-o-y)
27.0%
27.2
% (y-o-y)
Streamwood
60
13.0
% (y-o-y)
$150,000
3.2
% (y-o-y)
35.3%
25.8
% (y-o-y)
Tinley Park
60
18.9
% (y-o-y)
$185,000
5.1
% (y-o-y)
33.0%
28.2
% (y-o-y)
Chicago Heights
55
8.3
% (y-o-y)
$62,000
14.3
% (y-o-y)
37.6%
19.8
% (y-o-y)

Local Info For Cook County

Population:
5,172,848
Schools: 1440   
Household Median Income: $53,942
Unemployment: 6.00%
Percentage of vacant homes: 10.90%