Housing Market Indicators Data Portal

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Share of Sales, Business Buyers - All Residential Properties

The share of residential property sales that were purchased by self-identified businesses in a given year are available for all residential properties. In Cook County, transactions are broken out separately for total sales activity in single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units.

You're viewing subset of the available data. Complete data from 2005 to 2017 can be downloaded or viewed on geography detail pages.
Geography 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Ward 1 10.0% 8.9% 8.4% 10.2% 12.6% 14.3% 18.8% 17.9% 17.6% 18.7% 15.1% 16.9% 13.9%
Ward 10 8.8% 7.2% 6.9% 11.8% 13.2% 14.5% 11.4% 14.7% 15.2% 16.3% 16.9% 15.8% 16.1%
Ward 11 7.1% 5.9% 4.9% 4.5% 8.2% 8.6% 11.4% 12.1% 9.7% 12.6% 16.6% 12.2% 14.1%
Ward 12 5.9% 5.8% 4.9% 5.7% 7.5% 6.7% 10.8% 7.7% 13.5% 13.6% 17.3% 15.2% 19.6%
Ward 13 2.7% 3.5% 3.8% 3.5% 4.2% 6.3% 6.8% 9.1% 15.0% 13.6% 12.1% 11.7% 8.1%
Ward 14 3.1% 3.6% 3.3% 4.4% 8.5% 5.3% 7.1% 10.3% 9.6% 9.2% 10.3% 9.5% 12.8%
Ward 15 11.4% 13.8% 12.8% 23.4% 20.5% 21.5% 22.8% 16.9% 20.6% 11.4% 15.3% 14.8% 19.9%
Ward 16 16.3% 14.6% 17.4% 30.8% 30.1% 30.2% 24.0% 22.9% 30.4% 19.0% 25.2% 27.6% 32.5%
Ward 17 16.2% 15.8% 17.2% 27.3% 32.6% 35.4% 36.0% 32.6% 35.1% 33.0% 33.9% 35.9% 32.6%
Ward 18 5.8% 8.0% 5.7% 10.2% 21.5% 15.4% 17.3% 16.4% 17.9% 23.8% 24.4% 21.5% 20.7%
Ward 19 8.6% 7.6% 5.7% 5.3% 8.9% 10.0% 10.0% 12.1% 14.8% 14.2% 11.3% 14.7% 13.5%
Ward 2 11.3% 10.5% 10.2% 12.4% 12.0% 14.5% 16.0% 11.7% 11.8% 11.2% 11.9% 11.9% 12.5%
Ward 20 18.0% 15.3% 17.1% 33.1% 37.3% 40.0% 49.1% 52.1% 39.8% 40.6% 43.0% 40.5% 38.1%
Ward 21 14.5% 14.6% 15.0% 28.0% 39.1% 37.4% 35.2% 40.0% 44.4% 41.1% 43.5% 41.9% 37.1%
Ward 22 3.0% 5.4% 9.7% 11.0% 12.2% 10.5% 13.2% 8.2% 15.5% 13.2% 12.4% 12.9% 18.2%
Ward 23 2.5% 2.6% 2.2% 3.6% 6.1% 7.2% 6.9% 7.8% 13.8% 11.3% 11.1% 9.0% 11.6%
Ward 24 17.6% 14.2% 17.5% 25.5% 41.1% 38.5% 43.9% 32.0% 35.7% 33.2% 32.0% 33.6% 36.3%
Ward 25 7.0% 7.6% 4.8% 8.0% 6.8% 9.8% 11.0% 12.2% 12.3% 14.9% 16.5% 15.3% 18.5%
Ward 26 8.7% 10.2% 6.7% 10.0% 12.6% 21.8% 20.9% 24.6% 24.0% 25.7% 28.2% 21.5% 20.6%
Ward 27 11.4% 7.7% 7.2% 11.0% 18.0% 17.6% 19.0% 15.0% 16.4% 13.5% 15.5% 13.7% 15.2%
Ward 28 14.3% 10.2% 14.6% 24.1% 30.3% 34.0% 35.1% 29.4% 28.9% 23.5% 25.6% 23.6% 27.2%
Ward 29 9.7% 7.8% 9.5% 15.4% 19.3% 17.8% 17.7% 20.2% 25.6% 19.1% 16.9% 22.3% 20.8%
Ward 3 9.8% 6.7% 6.1% 8.4% 11.3% 17.9% 18.6% 16.7% 16.5% 13.4% 13.1% 12.9% 13.1%
Ward 30 5.0% 5.2% 2.6% 2.5% 7.3% 14.6% 15.9% 15.8% 24.8% 21.8% 21.0% 15.5% 16.2%
Ward 31 4.2% 5.9% 6.6% 4.3% 11.2% 15.5% 16.2% 21.0% 32.0% 19.6% 26.3% 21.4% 16.0%
Ward 32 11.7% 9.8% 7.1% 7.8% 9.3% 9.1% 13.8% 12.7% 13.7% 13.8% 12.8% 14.3% 10.5%
Ward 33 9.2% 5.4% 5.7% 7.0% 10.2% 14.4% 17.6% 22.4% 22.6% 22.5% 16.6% 18.0% 10.8%
Ward 34 16.6% 14.7% 15.8% 29.9% 32.8% 37.5% 27.2% 34.1% 43.0% 41.2% 37.4% 38.2% 41.7%
Ward 35 6.9% 6.8% 4.2% 7.5% 10.1% 21.3% 18.9% 27.1% 26.9% 22.1% 18.4% 19.2% 21.1%
Ward 36 4.8% 2.8% 4.9% 6.9% 7.5% 11.1% 13.7% 14.1% 22.0% 15.2% 14.1% 13.2% 14.6%
Ward 37 10.4% 10.9% 15.7% 23.0% 24.3% 29.4% 23.6% 20.3% 23.3% 21.1% 22.9% 22.4% 19.5%
Ward 38 4.0% 5.2% 4.3% 5.0% 6.2% 8.6% 9.8% 12.5% 16.5% 12.9% 10.2% 9.6% 10.9%
Ward 39 5.6% 5.6% 6.0% 7.3% 8.2% 12.1% 11.3% 12.2% 14.8% 13.6% 13.7% 12.9% 11.3%
Ward 4 9.3% 7.8% 7.6% 8.1% 11.8% 18.2% 15.3% 17.6% 16.7% 15.7% 13.0% 13.4% 15.6%
Ward 40 9.3% 6.6% 4.1% 6.1% 7.1% 11.7% 12.8% 13.9% 15.6% 13.9% 14.6% 11.8% 14.3%
Ward 41 5.3% 3.3% 6.1% 6.0% 4.6% 7.4% 8.5% 5.6% 9.5% 7.0% 8.2% 7.8% 9.2%
Ward 42 7.0% 8.2% 10.8% 16.3% 12.4% 13.7% 14.1% 10.3% 9.5% 9.1% 8.3% 8.4% 9.6%
Ward 43 9.1% 9.8% 9.8% 12.1% 10.5% 15.7% 14.7% 11.1% 12.2% 14.3% 13.1% 22.9% 16.7%
Ward 44 8.2% 8.3% 7.4% 8.5% 6.8% 10.0% 14.4% 12.1% 10.8% 11.8% 10.5% 15.2% 25.8%
Ward 45 6.0% 6.7% 6.3% 5.7% 6.0% 11.6% 11.0% 13.8% 14.4% 13.2% 13.3% 12.9% 12.6%
Ward 46 5.0% 5.6% 3.7% 6.5% 5.1% 8.0% 10.9% 10.3% 6.9% 8.0% 7.0% 10.3% 20.1%
Ward 47 11.2% 10.1% 7.9% 7.4% 6.8% 8.5% 12.2% 13.6% 14.4% 17.9% 15.7% 14.8% 15.1%
Ward 48 5.2% 5.4% 3.5% 7.1% 7.0% 8.6% 15.2% 11.1% 11.7% 12.9% 9.0% 10.6% 11.7%
Ward 49 8.3% 5.2% 4.0% 5.8% 7.4% 13.7% 16.5% 20.3% 17.4% 16.9% 17.8% 19.5% 17.1%
Ward 5 11.7% 11.0% 14.5% 18.6% 20.8% 28.5% 30.4% 28.8% 29.8% 29.2% 26.6% 24.1% 25.6%
Ward 50 7.2% 7.6% 4.3% 7.8% 9.1% 12.7% 11.0% 14.4% 17.5% 13.4% 15.2% 15.7% 17.1%
Ward 6 21.1% 20.3% 18.5% 33.4% 37.9% 38.0% 36.9% 39.9% 44.7% 45.4% 43.3% 41.8% 44.6%
Ward 7 18.0% 14.1% 16.8% 33.9% 35.6% 42.4% 36.3% 37.5% 47.9% 52.3% 47.7% 46.7% 43.1%
Ward 8 14.9% 15.1% 16.7% 28.9% 35.1% 32.2% 34.2% 42.8% 47.9% 44.4% 43.9% 45.4% 44.3%
Ward 9 15.3% 16.8% 16.0% 24.8% 30.8% 29.9% 28.0% 38.6% 42.5% 35.7% 41.1% 33.2% 39.0%
Chicago total 9.6% 9.0% 8.7% 13.1% 15.8% 17.8% 18.0% 17.3% 18.9% 17.9% 17.5% 18.0% 18.9%

Geography Trend High Low Avg
Ward 1
2005
2017
18.8% 8.4% 14.1%
Ward 10
2005
2017
16.9% 6.9% 13.0%
Ward 11
2005
2017
16.6% 4.5% 9.8%
Ward 12
2005
2017
19.6% 4.9% 10.3%
Ward 13
2005
2017
15.0% 2.7% 7.7%
Ward 14
2005
2017
12.8% 3.1% 7.5%
Ward 15
2005
2017
23.4% 11.4% 17.3%
Ward 16
2005
2017
32.5% 14.6% 24.7%
Ward 17
2005
2017
36.0% 15.8% 29.5%
Ward 18
2005
2017
24.4% 5.7% 16.0%
Ward 19
2005
2017
14.8% 5.3% 10.5%
Ward 2
2005
2017
16.0% 10.2% 12.1%
Ward 20
2005
2017
52.1% 15.3% 35.7%
Ward 21
2005
2017
44.4% 14.5% 33.2%
Ward 22
2005
2017
18.2% 3.0% 11.2%
Ward 23
2005
2017
13.8% 2.2% 7.4%
Ward 24
2005
2017
43.9% 14.2% 30.9%
Ward 25
2005
2017
18.5% 4.8% 11.1%
Ward 26
2005
2017
28.2% 6.7% 18.1%
Ward 27
2005
2017
19.0% 7.2% 13.9%
Ward 28
2005
2017
35.1% 10.2% 24.7%
Ward 29
2005
2017
25.6% 7.8% 17.1%
Ward 3
2005
2017
18.6% 6.1% 12.7%
Ward 30
2005
2017
24.8% 2.5% 12.9%
Ward 31
2005
2017
32.0% 4.2% 15.4%
Ward 32
2005
2017
14.3% 7.1% 11.3%
Ward 33
2005
2017
22.6% 5.4% 14.0%
Ward 34
2005
2017
43.0% 14.7% 31.5%
Ward 35
2005
2017
27.1% 4.2% 16.2%
Ward 36
2005
2017
22.0% 2.8% 11.1%
Ward 37
2005
2017
29.4% 10.4% 20.5%
Ward 38
2005
2017
16.5% 4.0% 8.9%
Ward 39
2005
2017
14.8% 5.6% 10.4%
Ward 4
2005
2017
18.2% 7.6% 13.1%
Ward 40
2005
2017
15.6% 4.1% 10.9%
Ward 41
2005
2017
9.5% 3.3% 6.8%
Ward 42
2005
2017
16.3% 7.0% 10.6%
Ward 43
2005
2017
22.9% 9.1% 13.2%
Ward 44
2005
2017
25.8% 6.8% 11.5%
Ward 45
2005
2017
14.4% 5.7% 10.3%
Ward 46
2005
2017
20.1% 3.7% 8.3%
Ward 47
2005
2017
17.9% 6.8% 12.0%
Ward 48
2005
2017
15.2% 3.5% 9.2%
Ward 49
2005
2017
20.3% 4.0% 13.1%
Ward 5
2005
2017
30.4% 11.0% 23.0%
Ward 50
2005
2017
17.5% 4.3% 11.8%
Ward 6
2005
2017
45.4% 18.5% 35.8%
Ward 7
2005
2017
52.3% 14.1% 36.3%
Ward 8
2005
2017
47.9% 14.9% 34.3%
Ward 9
2005
2017
42.5% 15.3% 30.1%
Chicago total
2005
2017
18.9% 8.7% 15.4%