Park Forest Real Estate Market Overview

Could Park Forest, 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 Park Forest. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Park Forest such... as Richton Park and Matteson. When you’re ready, Trulia has 149 resale and new homes in Park Forest lined up for you, including 1 open house, and 165 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$71,000

Median Sales Price

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$51

Price Per Sqft

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$1,300

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Park Forest show a 42% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Park Forest for Apr 13 to Jul 12 was $71,000 based on 40 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Park Forest was $51, an increase of 24% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Park Forest for Jun 13 to Jul 13 was $1,300.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Park Forest 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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6

Counts of Arrest

1

Count of Vandalism

1

Count of Burglary


Best Schools in Park Forest

There are 17 schools in Park Forest.

Elementary Schools
5

Illinois School

Public, K-8

3

Mohawk Intermediate School

Public, 3-6

3

Indiana Elementary School

Public, 4-6

Middle Schools
5

Illinois School

Public, K-8

2

Crete-Monee Middle School

Public, 7-8

2

Forest Trail Middle School

Public, 7-8

High Schools
4

Crete-Monee High School

Public, 9-12

3

Rich East Campus High School

Public, 9-12

3

Rich Central Campus High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Park Forest 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
43%
Single residents
Home owners
69%
Home owners
Median age
38
Median age
Household income
$43,380
Median household income
College educated
32%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Park Forest 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
88% commute by car
0% commute by bike
12% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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