Ottawa Real Estate Market Overview

Could Ottawa, IL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Ottawa. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Ottawa such as Marseilles ...and La Salle. When you’re ready, Trulia has 121 resale and new homes in Ottawa lined up for you, including open houses, and 65 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$116,250

Median Sales Price

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$68

Price Per Sqft

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$872

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Ottawa show a 42% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -3% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Ottawa for Dec 16 to Mar 15 was $116,250 based on 46 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Ottawa was $68, an increase of 5% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Ottawa for Feb 16 to Mar 16 was $872.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Ottawa can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1

Count of Shooting


Best Schools in Ottawa

There are 10 schools in Ottawa.

Elementary Schools
10

Deer Park C C Elementary School

Public, PK - 8

10

Rutland Elementary School

Public, K - 8

8

Wallace Elementary School

Public, K - 8

Middle Schools
10

Deer Park C C Elementary School

Public, PK - 8

10

Rutland Elementary School

Public, K - 8

8

Wallace Elementary School

Public, K - 8

High Schools
5

Ottawa Township High School

Public, 9 - 12

N/A

Lasalle County Detention Home

Public, 7 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Ottawa by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
31%
Single residents
Home owners
74%
Home owners
Median age
43
Median age
Household income
$53,488
Median household income
College educated
26%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Ottawa commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
97% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
2% commute by foot

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