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About Des Plaines, Illinois

Des Plaines is an excellent transportation hub, making it the perfect location for a number of businesses as well as a large population of commuting workers.  The Des Plaines River provided the first method of transportation for the city.  Des Plaines'location on the river has prompted even more forms of transportation to come to the city.  Commuters enjoy extremely close proximity to both O’Hare International Airport as well as major train stops for both the CTA “L” and the Metra Commuter Train.     

Although the location of Des Plaines may be its greatest and most well known asset, the city also has a number of great amenities to offer its residents.  The population of almost 57,000 enjoys the benefits that come from their location with a number of Fortune 500 companies located there as well as rapid industrial growth in recent years.  This ethnically diverse city enjoys low property taxes and a Park District that maintains a water park, golf courses and a driving range.  The city has also recently begun a new endeavor to brighten up the downtown area with new retail and residential spaces.  With all these amenities it is easy to see why Chicagoans have been vacationing here for many years.

Des Plaines Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 33 homes for sale in Des Plaines, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
94% Single Family and 6% Condo.

94% Single Family
6% Condo

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 33
Average Home Size 1,878 ft² / 174 m²
Price Range ($79,900 - $999,900)

Weather in Des Plaines

The average high temperatures in Des Plaines range from 30 in January to 84 in July

Average home income in Des Plaines

The average household income of a Des Plaines resident is $74,932 with an average home value of $261,134

Population of Des Plaines

Des Plaines has 87,638 residents.

Home ownership in Des Plaines

The average level of home ownership in Des Plaines is 71%.

Education breakdown of Des Plaines

Education levels of residents of Des Plaines include: highschool 28%, associate 8%, bachelor 20%, graduate 11%.

Households in Des Plaines

Des Plaines has 33,287 homes, built on average 50 years ago.

Information from in and around Des Plaines...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 33 homes for sale in Des Plaines. These homes are comprised of Single Family and Condo. The average list price of these property results is 319,240. Prices are shown as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Des Plaines please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 33 homes for sale in Des Plaines, IL are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Des Plaines area. Member brokerages representing the 33 homes include Baird & Warner and @properties.