Blue Island is a city in Cook County, Illinois, located approximately 16 miles south of Chicago's Loop. Blue Island is adjacent to the city of Chicago and shares its northern boundary with that city's Morgan Park neighborhood.
Whatever your favorite type of food may be, Blue Island has a great selection of restaurants to choose from, such as Mexican, pizza and burger joints, so you'll never be tired of finding new dishes to try. You'll have plenty of options when it comes to nightlife here, with special places to take your date and relaxing spots to hang out after work. Blue Island is very quiet with almost no crime in the area; plus the parks are great, so children are safe here.
A significant proportion of the homes are not occupied by their owners year-round in Blue Island. If you're looking for a place to live where you can enjoy the company of a relatively young crowd, this area could suit you well.
Home prices in Blue Island noticeably rose 11.4 percent year-over-year in this year, reaching an average listing price of $114,550 from a previous $102,857. Year-over-year, inventory marginally declined 13.2 percent, from 68 listings to 59 homes on the market. Those who prefer a life without stairs should consider this area with its good variety of bungalow homes. You'll find that quite a few kitchens in homes around here have extra counter and storage space from islands; perfect for a big family who needs plenty of room.