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About River Forest, Illinois

River Forest, Illinois is located just west of Chicago and offers residents a quiet retreat from big city life while offering unparalleled access to all that Chicago has to offer.  An exceptional array of historic residences can be found here, from Victorian cottages to spacious estates.  Home buyers can find options in any price range, from single-family homes of all types to beautiful townhouses and condominiums.


River Forest has extensive park land available to their residents, with sports fields, fitness centers, public pools, and hundreds of park district activities and programs. Their historic downtown offers residents shopping and dining options that rival those of Chicago, and is home to an extraordinarily rich variety of cultural activities.

River Forest Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 44 homes for sale in River Forest, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
82% Single Family and 18% Other.

82% Single Family
18% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 44
Average Home Size 3,331 ft² / 309 m²
Price Range ($224,900 - $2,875,000)

Weather in River Forest

The average high temperatures in River Forest range from 31 in January to 84 in July

Average home income in River Forest

The average household income of a River Forest resident is $175,776 with an average home value of $591,895

Population of River Forest

River Forest has 11,246 residents.

Home ownership in River Forest

The average level of home ownership in River Forest is 88%.

Education breakdown of River Forest

Education levels of residents of River Forest include: highschool 5%, associate 5%, bachelor 35%, graduate 42%.

Households in River Forest

River Forest has 3,978 homes, built on average 72 years ago.

Information from in and around River Forest...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 44 homes for sale in River Forest. These homes are comprised of Single Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 895,431. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in River Forest please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 44 homes for sale in River Forest, IL are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the River Forest area. Member brokerages representing the 44 homes include @properties and Baird & Warner.