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Flossmoor

Flossmoor () is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 9,464 at the 2010 census.The village is renowned for the quality and architectural variety of its housing stock, as well as its proximity to numerous country clubs. It is the second safest suburb in the Southland of Cook County, ranking just below the neighboring village of Olympia Fields. (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

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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 87.7%
Condominium 9.5%
Building with 2-4 Units 0.4%
Building with 5+ Units 2.4%


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 309 262 162 134 136 129 131 148 201 163 175 215 235 195 236
Single Family 273 225 141 112 124 119 118 129 181 143 156 194 212 166 209
Condominium 36 35 21 21 12 10 13 19 20 20 19 21 22 29 26
Building with 2-4 Units -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1
Building with 5+ Units -- -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1 -- --


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 8.3 7.1 4.4 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.5 4.0 5.4 4.4 4.7 5.8 6.4 5.3 6.4


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 8.4% 9.9% 8.0% 10.4% 14.7% 14.0% 20.6% 17.6% 24.4% 21.5% 18.9% 16.7% 12.3% 14.4% 14.0%
Single Family 9.2% 8.9% 7.1% 9.8% 13.7% 14.3% 21.2% 19.4% 26.0% 22.4% 19.9% 18.0% 13.7% 15.7% 14.4%
Condominium 2.8% 14.3% 14.3% 9.5% 25.0% 10.0% 15.4% 5.3% 10.0% 15.0% 10.5% 4.8% -- 6.9% 11.5%
Building with 2-4 Units -- 50.0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Building with 5+ Units -- -- -- 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 -- -- -- -- -- 0.8% 0.8% -- -- 0.6% 0.6% -- -- -- --
Single Family -- -- -- -- -- 0.8% 0.8% -- -- 0.7% 0.6% -- -- -- --


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 1,022 981 704 444 449 393 391 422 398 275 322 397 334 282 329
Single Family 948 916 658 415 426 373 371 402 365 255 308 378 315 255 308
Condominium 70 63 46 27 23 18 15 17 31 20 14 19 18 26 19
Building with 2-4 Units 1 2 -- -- -- 1 4 2 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1
Building with 5+ Units 3 -- -- 2 -- 1 1 1 1 -- -- -- 1 1 1


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 27.6 26.5 19.0 12.0 12.1 10.6 10.6 11.4 10.8 7.4 8.7 10.8 9.1 7.6 8.9


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 50 90 118 109 91 117 110 127 89 64 65 50 66 62 49
Single Family 48 87 107 102 86 108 104 117 83 61 61 47 59 60 42
Condominium 2 3 11 7 5 8 6 10 6 3 4 3 7 2 7
Building with 2-4 Units -- -- -- -- -- 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 1.3 2.4 3.2 2.9 2.5 3.2 3.0 3.4 2.4 1.7 1.8 1.4 1.8 1.7 1.3


Cumulative Foreclosure Filings Activity



Property Type 2019
All Residential Properties 23.1%


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 10 23 30 60 38 36 28 40 52 40 46 42 28 32 31
Single Family 10 20 30 58 35 34 28 35 47 36 43 38 28 31 28
Condominium -- 3 -- 2 3 2 -- 5 5 4 3 4 -- 1 3


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 60.0% 95.7% 100.0% 95.0% 97.4% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 98.1% 97.5% 89.1% 90.5% 100.0% 87.5% 83.9%
Single Family 60.0% 95.0% 100.0% 94.8% 97.1% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 97.9% 97.2% 90.7% 89.5% 100.0% 87.1% 82.1%
Condominium -- 100.0% -- 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% -- 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 66.7% 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 0.2 0.6 0.8 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.8 1.1 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.7


Population and Age

Population and Age


Indicator Value
Total Population 9,472
Share of Population Aged under 18 23.2%
Share of Population Aged 18 to 44 27.5%
Share of Population Aged 45 to 64 28.7%
Share of Population Aged over 65 20.6%


Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is White 32.7%
Share of Population that is African American 60.2%
Share of Population that is Hispanic or Latino 3.4%
Share of Population that is Asian 2.2%
Share of Population that is Some Other Race 1.5%


Household Income

Household Income


Indicator Value
Total Households 3,460
Share of Households with Income Less than $25,000 7.7%
Share of Households with Income $25,000 to $50,000 9.3%
Share of Households with Income $50,000 to $100,000 26.0%
Share of Households with Income $100,000 or More 57.0%


Poverty Rate

Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level 12.5%


Resident Tenure

Total Households


Indicator Value
Total Households 3,460


Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied 88.0%


Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied 12.0%


Cost Burdened Households

Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 24.6%


Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 64.0%


Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened 28.8%