Rock Island is a city in and the county seat of Rock Island County, Illinois. The original Rock Island, from which the city name is derived, is the largest island on the Mississippi River. It is now called Arsenal Island.
Rock Island offers a good variety of nightlife spots to suit pretty much any taste. Whatever the day of the week, let yourself be whisked away by one of the various popular artistic and cultural hotspots such as music halls, museums and performing arts spots around this city. It's hard to believe that you can travel the world within a few blocks, but the vast selection of restaurants in Rock Island, such as fish & chips, Chinese and pizza, makes it possible. This city is a rather tranquil area - you can move around on foot, even rather late at night, without being overly concerned for your personal safety.
In Rock Island's real estate market, the average listing price increased 1.5 percent year-over-year to reach $90,302 from $88,947 last year. In terms of inventory, the number of homes on the market decreased slightly last year by 1.3 percent, with 147 listings on the market in this year. If a cozy bungalow is your thing then you are going to love the different styles are available in Rock Island. Professional landscaping has been done on many of the homes in this city, making the exteriors and interiors equally beautiful. Those worried about having to completely remodel older properties in this area needn't worry about their bathrooms - most homes in Rock Island come with bathrooms that have already been remodeled.