River Forest Real Estate Market Overview

Could River 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 River Forest. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near River Forest s...uch as Oak Park and Forest Park. When you’re ready, Trulia has 84 resale and new homes in River Forest lined up for you, including 15 open houses, and 10 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$580,500

Median Sales Price

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$280

Price Per Sqft

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$3,600

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in River Forest show a 41% 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 River Forest for Feb 25 to May 24 was $580,500 based on 22 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for River Forest was $280, an increase of 8% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in River Forest for Apr 25 to May 25 was $3,600.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around River 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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1

Count of Burglary

1

Count of Theft

1

Count of Robbery


Best Schools in River Forest

There are 3 schools in River Forest.

Elementary Schools
10

Lincoln Elementary School

Public, K - 4

9

Willard Elementary School

Public, K - 4

Middle Schools
10

Roosevelt School

Public, 5 - 8

High Schools

There are no high schools in River Forest.


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in River 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
32%
Single residents
Home owners
90%
Home owners
Median age
40
Median age
Household income
$111,161
Median household income
College educated
79%
College educated

Commute

Most people in River 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
69% commute by car
0% commute by bike
24% commute by public transportation
5% commute by foot

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