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About Northbrook Illinois

Northbrook, Illinois is a village with a population slightly less than 35,000, located in the northernmost part of Cook County.  It offers all the advantages of life outside the urban area, yet the excitement of Chicago is only 23 miles away.  It is considered a part of the elegant North Shore area, with all its natural beauty and opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Northbrook is an affluent community, with a median family income of approximately $95,750, more than twice the national average.  The population is largely made up of young professionals, with a median age of just 31.  While many residents commute to the Chicago area, there are plenty of opportunities for employment right in Northbrook, since it is the home of Crate and Barrel, Allstate, Culligan Water and Underwriters Laboratories.  More than 60 percent of residents work in professional and managerial capacities.

Schools are rated very highly, with 95 percent of high school seniors headed to college.  Crime is low, and the level of community services is high.  Since the village has such broad-based sources of revenue, Northbrook is able to provide these services with a relatively low municipal tax rate.

As you might expect, real estate here holds its value, and 90 percent of residents own their own homes.  In 2004, the average cost of a new single-family house was $509,000.  While all styles of housing are available, the average home here is a single-family house set on a large lot with mature trees. 

Northbrook Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 134 homes for sale in Northbrook, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
77% Single Family, 9% Condo, 1% Rental, 1% Land/lot and 13% Other.

77% Single Family
9% Condo
13% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 121
Average Home Size 3,167 ft² / 294 m²
Price Range ($114,900 - $4,495,500)

Weather in Northbrook

The average high temperatures in Northbrook range from 30 in January to 83 in July

Average home income in Northbrook

The average household income of a Northbrook resident is $141,083 with an average home value of $546,205

Population of Northbrook

Northbrook has 41,020 residents.

Home ownership in Northbrook

The average level of home ownership in Northbrook is 83%.

Education breakdown of Northbrook

Education levels of residents of Northbrook include: highschool 12%, associate 4%, bachelor 35%, graduate 29%.

Households in Northbrook

Northbrook has 16,046 homes, built on average 47 years ago.

Information from in and around Northbrook...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 121 homes for sale in Northbrook. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Condo, Rental, Land/lot and Other. The average list price of these property results is 834,367. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Northbrook please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 134 homes for sale in Northbrook, IL are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Northbrook area. Member brokerages representing the 134 homes include @properties and Baird & Warner.