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Greater Grand Crossing

Greater Grand Crossing is one of the 77 community areas of Chicago, Illinois. It is located on the city's South Side. (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

Data on the housing stock provides context about the underlying characteristics of a neighborhood’s housing market and helps in the interpretation of patterns and trends in property sales, mortgage lending activity, foreclosure filings, and completed auctions activity. Understanding an area's housing stock can help determine the appropriate targeted strategies for stabilizing local housing markets, preserving and creating affordable rental housing, and promoting neighborhood investment. Learn more »

Housing Units by Property Type

The share of total housing units in single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in rental buildings with five or more units. Learn more »


Property Type 2018
Single Family 23.2%
Condominium 0.7%
Building with 2-4 Units 36.1%
Building with 5+ Units 40.0%


Property Sales Activity

Property sales data provide valuable information on the characteristics of neighborhood real estate markets, such as how active local residential property markets are, what types of properties are being purchased, how they are being acquired, who is buying them, and how much buyers are paying for properties. Learn more »

Total Sales Activity

Total property sales activity in a given year are available for all residential properties. In Cook County, activity is broken out separately for total sales activity in single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and rental buildings with five or more units. When interpreting neighborhood-level housing market activity by property type, it is also important to consider the characteristics of the neighborhood's housing stock composition. Learn more »


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Residential Properties 744 711 454 302 345 326 256 255 298 334 310 373 374 489
Single Family 351 373 226 153 170 171 112 110 150 174 157 169 196 262
Condominium 26 24 36 10 6 8 14 7 6 5 4 7 4 4
Building with 2-4 Units 322 283 161 122 157 134 105 123 116 133 110 160 145 185
Building with 5+ Units 45 31 31 17 12 13 25 15 26 22 39 37 29 38


Sales per 100 Residential Parcels

Per parcel sales activity allows for comparison of yearly sales activity across geographies. Learn more »


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Residential Properties 10.7 10.2 6.5 4.3 5.0 4.7 3.7 3.7 4.3 4.9 4.6 5.5 5.6 7.3


Share of Sales, Business Buyers

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. Learn more »


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Residential Properties 20.8% 18.6% 18.3% 37.1% 38.3% 41.7% 38.7% 44.7% 49.7% 44.9% 50.6% 42.9% 47.6% 48.5%
Single Family 21.4% 16.6% 12.4% 25.5% 43.5% 42.1% 29.5% 35.5% 49.3% 42.5% 44.6% 39.6% 47.4% 48.1%
Condominium 15.4% 8.3% 2.8% 70.0% 16.7% 12.5% 42.9% 42.9% 33.3% -- -- 28.6% 50.0% 50.0%
Building with 2-4 Units 15.2% 15.5% 21.7% 42.6% 29.9% 38.1% 39.0% 48.0% 41.4% 42.9% 48.2% 36.9% 38.6% 41.6%
Building with 5+ Units 60.0% 77.4% 61.3% 82.4% 83.3% 92.3% 76.0% 86.7% 92.3% 86.4% 87.2% 86.5% 93.1% 84.2%


Share of Sales, Extremely Low Value

The share of residential property sales that were purchased for less than $20,000 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. Learn more »


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Residential Properties 0.9% 0.7% 0.4% 6.0% 23.8% 28.5% 27.7% 24.7% 21.8% 17.4% 17.1% 17.4% 13.1% 8.4%
Single Family 1.7% 0.8% 0.4% 5.9% 29.4% 31.0% 31.3% 36.4% 26.7% 20.7% 20.4% 23.7% 18.4% 12.6%
Condominium -- 8.3% -- 50.0% 33.3% 100.0% 71.4% 71.4% 50.0% 40.0% 50.0% 14.3% -- 25.0%
Building with 2-4 Units 0.3% -- 0.6% 3.3% 19.1% 22.4% 23.8% 14.6% 19.0% 14.3% 16.4% 15.0% 9.0% 3.8%
Building with 5+ Units -- -- -- -- -- 15.4% 4.0% -- -- 4.5% 2.6% -- -- --


Mortgage Activity

Mortgage activity data measures the flow of mortgage credit into an area and is indicative of the level of lender investment. The level of mortgage activity in a neighborhood relative to other areas can be used to 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 within a geography. Learn more »

Total Mortgage Activity

Total mortgage recordings in a given year are available for all residential properties. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for total mortgage activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and rental buildings with five or more units. When interpreting neighborhood-level housing market activity by property type, it is also important to consider the characteristics of the neighborhood's housing stock composition. Learn more »


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Residential Properties 2,106 2,082 1,445 728 528 337 301 317 354 366 344 387 410 509
Single Family 1,048 1,105 800 406 283 197 166 145 189 190 191 172 193 254
Condominium 45 44 47 5 -- -- -- 1 -- -- -- 2 2 1
Building with 2-4 Units 910 863 516 246 203 122 118 147 138 151 117 175 177 207
Building with 5+ Units 103 70 82 71 42 18 17 24 27 25 36 38 38 47


Mortgages per 100 Residential Parcels

Per parcel mortgage activity allows for comparison of yearly mortgage activity across geographies. Learn more »


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Residential Properties 30.3 29.9 20.8 10.5 7.6 4.8 4.3 4.6 5.1 5.4 5.1 5.7 6.1 7.6


Foreclosure Filing Activity

Foreclosure filings data can be used to understand the number and density of foreclosure filings activity in different communities and to assess the cumulative impact of the foreclosure crisis on properties and housing units. The level of foreclosure filing activity in a neighborhood relative to other areas is an indicator of distress in a local housing market. Learn more »

Total Foreclosure Filings Activity

Total foreclosure filings in a given year are available for all residential properties. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for total foreclosure filing activity in single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and rental buildings with five or more units. When interpreting neighborhood-level housing market activity by property type, it is also important to consider the characteristics of the neighborhood's housing stock composition. Learn more »


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Residential Properties 223 309 420 434 350 305 297 338 184 169 143 162 142 167
Single Family 117 141 200 216 180 150 155 196 98 95 81 101 81 88
Condominium 3 9 19 11 9 9 8 3 1 1 2 1 1 2
Building with 2-4 Units 98 141 194 188 137 134 120 122 73 68 55 56 57 75
Building with 5+ Units 5 18 7 19 24 12 14 17 12 5 5 4 3 2


Foreclosure Filings per 100 Residential Parcels

Per parcel filings activity allows for comparison of yearly filings activity across geographies. Learn more »


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Residential Properties 3.2 4.4 6.0 6.2 5.0 4.4 4.3 4.9 2.7 2.5 2.1 2.4 2.1 2.5


Foreclosure Auctions

Completed foreclosure auctions data can be used to understand the flow year-over-year of REO properties into a market, how third-party demand at auction is different for different property types, and to understand the density of REO activity in a given year across geographies. The level of completed foreclosure auctions activity in a neighborhood relative to other areas is an indicator of distress in a local housing market and is related to high levels of foreclosure-related distressed property sales. Learn more »

Total Auction Activity

Total foreclosure auction activity in a given year is available for all residential properties. In Cook County, this indicator is broken out separately for total foreclosure auction activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and rental buildings with five or more units. When interpreting neighborhood-level housing market activity by property type, it is also important to consider the characteristics of the neighborhood's housing stock composition. Learn more »


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Residential Properties 77 90 163 220 215 164 91 118 142 140 118 97 100 79
Single Family 51 46 71 95 108 81 50 59 76 75 61 61 66 40
Condominium 4 5 7 14 10 6 5 5 2 3 1 1 1 --
Building with 2-4 Units 21 36 82 109 94 64 33 49 56 58 47 32 30 38
Building with 5+ Units 1 3 3 2 3 13 3 5 8 4 9 3 3 1


Share of Auctions Resulting in REO

The share of foreclosure auctions resulting in REO in a given year is available for all residential properties. In Cook County, this indicator is broken out separately for REO activity in single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Learn more »


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Residential Properties 62.3% 78.9% 96.9% 98.2% 99.5% 97.6% 97.8% 97.5% 95.1% 94.3% 89.8% 89.7% 94.0% 84.8%
Single Family 58.8% 80.4% 97.2% 98.9% 99.1% 100.0% 98.0% 96.6% 96.1% 92.0% 83.6% 91.8% 93.9% 85.0%
Condominium 75.0% 100.0% 100.0% 85.7% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% -- 100.0% --
Building with 2-4 Units 66.7% 77.8% 96.3% 99.1% 100.0% 93.8% 97.0% 98.0% 92.9% 96.6% 97.9% 87.5% 93.3% 84.2%
Building with 5+ Units 100.0% 33.3% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 88.9% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%


REO per 100 Residential Parcels

Per-parcel REO allows for comparison of properties entering REO status across geographies. Learn more »


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Residential Properties 0.7 1.0 2.3 3.1 3.1 2.3 1.3 1.7 2.0 1.9 1.6 1.3 1.4 1.0