Bellwood is a village in Proviso Township, Cook County, Illinois. Located 13 miles west of Chicago's downtown Loop, the village of Bellwood is bounded by the Eisenhower Expressway, the Proviso yards of the Union Pacific Railroad, and the suburbs of Maywood and Hillside and Berkeley.
It's very important to raise your kids in a safe neighborhood, and you'll have the peace of mind knowing that Bellwood is a low-crime area. This area boasts an incredible public transit system so those who live further out can easily get to where they need to.
For whatever reason, Bellwood tends to attract more women than men, meaning that males are quite noticeably outnumbered around here.
Home prices in Bellwood rose slightly in this year by 4 percent, reaching $121,205. In terms of inventory, the number of homes on the market decreased slightly last year by 10.9 percent, with 49 listings on the market in this year. Even somewhat older homes in this village typically have bathrooms which have been remodeled to adapt to changing tastes. Some of the homes in Bellwood have hardwood floors that have been professionally refinished, giving you the aesthetics of an original feature with the peace of mind that it's in good condition. Some of the properties around here are ranch-style homes and they have a simple style that is very functional.