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Calumet Park

Calumet Park (formerly DeYoung) is a village in Cook County, Illinois. The population was 7,835 at the 2010 census.On May 13, 2010, Mayor Joseph DuPar and the Village Board approved renaming 127th Street as Obama Drive, in honor of the 44th President of the United States. On August 21, 2010, State Senator Emil Jones III read a proclamation of the Illinois Senate in honor of the dedication on the same date. This road became the first Obama Drive in the country and the first road named after President Barack Obama in his home state of Illinois. (Source: Wikipedia)

Housing stock map

See the share of the area's total housing units that are in single family homes, condominiums, two-to-four unit buildings, buildings with five to 49 units, and buildings with 50 units or more.


The Composition of Cook County’s Housing Market >

Housing market indicators

All of these property level data sets are connected to parcel-level data files from the county Assessors offices that include data on every parcel in the Chicago metropolitan area. All of these parcel-level data sets include historical data and are updated on a regular basis ranging from every week to every year depending on the data set.

Housing Stock Composition

The composition of a neighborhood’s housing stock determines the appropriate targeted strategies for stabilizing local housing markets. Learn more about this data set.

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Housing Units by Property Type


Property Type 2019
Single Family 54.1%
Condominium 1.5%
Building with 2-4 Units 5.8%
Building with 5+ Units 38.6%


Property Sales Activity

This indicator provides information on how active local residential property markets are, what types of properties are being purchased, who is buying them, and how much buyers are paying for properties.

Total Sales Activity

This is the total number of property sales in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for total sales activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 150 137 107 71 84 64 47 55 67 81 85 91 82 99 89
Single Family 134 122 93 69 81 59 41 54 61 76 77 85 73 87 79
Condominium 6 6 3 1 1 1 2 -- -- 4 1 1 4 5 4
Building with 2-4 Units 7 5 5 1 2 3 2 -- 5 1 4 3 3 6 2
Building with 5+ Units 3 4 6 -- -- 1 2 1 1 -- 3 2 2 1 4


Sales per 100 Residential Parcels

This indicator allows users to compare the level of property sales activity across geographies. This data point represents the total number of sales on all residential parcels divided by the total number of residential parcels in a given year, multiplied by 100.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 6.3 5.8 4.5 3.0 3.5 2.7 2.0 2.3 2.8 3.4 3.6 3.9 3.5 4.2 3.8


Share of Sales, Business Buyers

This represents a range of investor types from small mom-and-pop investors to large Wall Street-traded equity funds. Heightened levels of single family homes purchased by business buyers is often indicative of a distressed and low priced inventory of homes, and low demand for owner-occupied housing in a neighborhood. In Cook County, this data point is available as the share of total sales activity where the buyer was a business entity by property type (single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units). Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 4.7% 8.0% 21.5% 21.1% 21.4% 10.9% 27.7% 18.2% 37.3% 19.8% 18.8% 17.6% 29.3% 27.3% 32.6%
Single Family 4.5% 6.6% 16.1% 21.7% 21.0% 8.5% 24.4% 16.7% 36.1% 18.4% 15.6% 15.3% 30.1% 24.1% 30.4%
Condominium -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 50.0% -- -- -- 40.0% --
Building with 2-4 Units -- 20.0% 60.0% -- 50.0% 66.7% 50.0% -- 40.0% -- 25.0% 66.7% -- 50.0% 50.0%
Building with 5+ Units 33.3% 50.0% 83.3% -- -- -- 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% -- 100.0% 50.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%


Share of Sales, Extremely Low Value

This represents the percent of sales that were purchased for less than $20,000 in a given year. In Cook County, this data point is available as the share of total sales activity that sold for less than $20,000 by property type (single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units). Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties -- 2.2% 2.8% 7.0% 26.2% 26.6% 17.0% 12.7% 17.9% 14.8% 7.1% 9.9% 9.8% 3.0% --
Single Family -- 2.5% 1.1% 7.2% 27.2% 28.8% 19.5% 13.0% 18.0% 13.2% 7.8% 10.6% 11.0% 2.3% --
Condominium -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 50.0% -- -- -- -- --
Building with 2-4 Units -- -- 40.0% -- -- -- -- -- 20.0% -- -- -- -- 16.7% --


Mortgage Activity

These data measure the flow of mortgage credit into an area and indicates the level of lender investment. The level of mortgage activity in a neighborhood relative to other areas can assess how access to credit has changed over time in a community and how the flow of credit differs across geographies and for different property types.

Total Mortgage Activity

This is the total number of mortgages in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for total mortgage activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 579 599 380 226 134 120 74 118 112 117 108 112 115 120 111
Single Family 534 551 353 209 128 106 64 112 103 114 100 105 99 106 98
Condominium 15 22 18 8 1 4 4 2 6 1 1 2 5 7 5
Building with 2-4 Units 19 17 6 6 3 6 5 2 1 1 5 2 7 5 3
Building with 5+ Units 11 9 3 3 2 4 1 2 2 1 2 3 4 2 5


Mortgages per 100 Residential Parcels

Mortgages  per 100 Residential Parcel


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 24.4 25.2 16.0 9.5 5.6 5.0 3.1 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.6 4.7 4.9 5.1 4.7


Foreclosure Filing Activity

This is an indicator of distress in a local housing market and viewing changing levels of activity allows for an understanding of the evolving nature of the foreclosure crisis in a neighborhood.

Total Foreclosure Filings Activity

This is the total number of new foreclosure filings in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for foreclosure filing activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 66 91 111 110 89 97 107 125 68 46 44 52 43 42 36
Single Family 60 84 103 101 82 93 99 114 61 43 40 47 41 39 33
Condominium 2 2 2 1 3 2 4 5 5 1 1 3 1 3 2
Building with 2-4 Units 3 2 3 6 2 1 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 -- --
Building with 5+ Units 1 3 3 2 2 1 1 3 -- -- 1 -- -- -- 1


Foreclosure Filings per 100 Residential Parcels

This indicator allows users to compare the level of foreclosure filing activity across geographies. This data point represents the total number of foreclosure filings on all residential parcels divided by the total number of residential parcels in a given year, multiplied by 100.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 2.8 3.8 4.7 4.6 3.7 4.1 4.5 5.3 2.9 1.9 1.9 2.2 1.8 1.8 1.5


Cumulative Foreclosure Filings Activity



Property Type 2019
All Residential Properties 34.6%


Foreclosure Auctions

These are properties that have completed the foreclosure process. Understanding foreclosure auction activity helps determine the flow of year-over-year of REO (real estate owned) properties into a market, how third-party demand at auctions differs based on property types, and the density of REO activity across geographies. The level of completed foreclosure auctions activity in a neighborhood indicates distress in a local housing market.

Total Auction Activity

This is the total number of completed foreclosure auctions in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for total auction activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 20 24 23 39 37 30 22 36 32 38 27 21 27 19 9
Single Family 18 22 21 37 35 27 21 35 32 34 26 19 22 14 9
Condominium 2 1 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- 3 1 1 2 1 --
Building with 2-4 Units -- 1 1 2 1 1 -- 1 -- -- -- 1 2 4 --
Building with 5+ Units -- -- -- -- 1 1 1 -- -- 1 -- -- 1 -- --


Share of Auctions Resulting in REO

This is the percent of completed foreclosure auctions in a given geography where there were no bidders and the property became bank-owned REO (real estate owned).


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 100.0% 95.8% 95.7% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 97.2% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 90.5% 92.6% 94.7% 100.0%
Single Family 100.0% 95.5% 95.2% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 97.1% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 89.5% 90.9% 92.9% 100.0%
Condominium 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% -- -- 100.0% -- -- -- 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% --
Building with 2-4 Units -- 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% -- 100.0% -- -- -- 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% --
Building with 5+ Units -- -- -- -- 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% -- -- 100.0% -- -- 100.0% -- --


REO per 100 Residential Parcels


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 0.8 1.0 0.9 1.6 1.6 1.3 0.9 1.5 1.3 1.6 1.1 0.8 1.1 0.8 0.4


Population and Age

Population and Age


Indicator Value
Total Population 8,208
Share of Population Aged under 18 19.1%
Share of Population Aged 18 to 44 33.2%
Share of Population Aged 45 to 64 31.1%
Share of Population Aged over 65 16.6%


Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is White 2.4%
Share of Population that is African American 86.9%
Share of Population that is Hispanic or Latino 8.1%
Share of Population that is Asian 0.0%
Share of Population that is Some Other Race 2.6%


Household Income

Household Income


Indicator Value
Total Households 3,260
Share of Households with Income Less than $25,000 23.3%
Share of Households with Income $25,000 to $50,000 31.7%
Share of Households with Income $50,000 to $100,000 30.1%
Share of Households with Income $100,000 or More 14.9%


Poverty Rate

Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level 17.3%


Resident Tenure

Total Households


Indicator Value
Total Households 3,260


Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied 62.0%


Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied 38.0%


Cost Burdened Households

Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 34.0%


Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 43.5%


Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened 37.4%