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Niles

Niles is a village in Maine and Niles townships, Cook County, Illinois, United States, directly neighboring the City of Chicago’s far northwest border. The 2010 population from the U.S. Census Bureau was 29,803. The current population (2016) is 29,617. The current mayor of Niles is Andrew Przybylo. (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 62.0%
Condominium 19.1%
Building with 2-4 Units 6.3%
Building with 5+ Units 12.6%


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 555 455 304 244 250 285 292 396 436 428 480 454 471 480 462
Single Family 373 296 190 161 168 188 189 251 299 276 327 308 317 313 311
Condominium 165 140 109 77 75 91 96 134 128 135 138 130 137 153 134
Building with 2-4 Units 15 10 4 5 6 3 5 9 7 8 10 12 14 10 12
Building with 5+ Units 2 9 1 1 1 3 2 2 2 9 5 4 3 4 5


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 5.3 4.3 2.9 2.3 2.4 2.7 2.8 3.8 4.1 4.1 4.6 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.4


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 4.1% 5.3% 4.9% 6.6% 7.2% 8.1% 6.8% 5.8% 9.6% 8.6% 8.1% 7.5% 5.1% 6.5% 5.8%
Single Family 3.5% 3.4% 3.2% 4.3% 4.2% 7.4% 5.8% 6.0% 11.4% 9.8% 8.6% 7.1% 5.4% 8.0% 3.9%
Condominium 5.5% 7.1% 6.4% 11.7% 12.0% 8.8% 5.2% 5.2% 3.9% 4.4% 6.5% 6.2% 4.4% 2.6% 6.0%
Building with 2-4 Units -- 20.0% 50.0% -- 33.3% -- 40.0% -- 14.3% -- 10.0% 8.3% -- -- 16.7%
Building with 5+ Units 50.0% 22.2% -- -- -- 33.3% 100.0% 50.0% 100.0% 44.4% 20.0% 75.0% 33.3% 50.0% 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 0.4% -- -- -- 0.4% -- 0.7% -- -- -- -- -- 0.2% -- 0.2%
Single Family 0.3% -- -- -- 0.6% -- 0.5% -- -- -- -- -- 0.3% -- 0.3%
Condominium 0.6% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Building with 2-4 Units -- -- -- -- -- -- 20.0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --


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 2,225 1,996 1,657 1,027 1,016 893 820 1,076 984 689 896 987 835 724 813
Single Family 1,782 1,561 1,317 830 845 753 676 882 779 548 716 808 674 556 659
Condominium 386 386 299 175 152 120 127 171 176 116 155 151 132 145 129
Building with 2-4 Units 48 39 36 19 17 12 13 17 18 16 17 20 26 18 18
Building with 5+ Units 9 10 5 3 2 8 4 6 11 9 8 8 3 5 7


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 21.1 19.0 15.7 9.8 9.6 8.5 7.8 10.2 9.3 6.5 8.5 9.4 7.9 6.9 7.7


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 27 43 101 150 217 222 197 157 114 64 44 57 41 45 33
Single Family 17 28 89 113 166 159 147 123 89 48 32 41 31 35 21
Condominium 10 14 9 35 45 57 42 33 23 14 11 15 9 9 12
Building with 2-4 Units -- 1 3 2 5 2 7 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 --
Building with 5+ Units -- -- -- -- 1 4 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 0.3 0.4 1.0 1.4 2.1 2.1 1.9 1.5 1.1 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3


Cumulative Foreclosure Filings Activity



Property Type 2019
All Residential Properties 11.4%


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 6 5 17 33 44 71 48 54 59 53 38 32 17 14 20
Single Family 2 2 8 20 29 47 30 36 43 37 24 24 14 10 14
Condominium 4 3 9 10 13 22 16 18 14 16 13 7 2 4 5
Building with 2-4 Units -- -- -- 3 2 -- -- -- 2 -- 1 1 1 -- 1
Building with 5+ Units -- -- -- -- -- 2 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --


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 50.0% 100.0% 100.0% 93.9% 93.2% 94.4% 91.7% 90.7% 88.1% 81.1% 68.4% 75.0% 76.5% 71.4% 75.0%
Single Family 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 95.0% 89.7% 93.6% 93.3% 88.9% 86.0% 81.1% 66.7% 75.0% 78.6% 70.0% 92.9%
Condominium 25.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 95.5% 87.5% 94.4% 92.9% 81.3% 69.2% 85.7% 50.0% 75.0% 40.0%
Building with 2-4 Units -- -- -- 66.7% 100.0% -- -- -- 100.0% -- 100.0% -- 100.0% -- --
Building with 5+ Units -- -- -- -- -- 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 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1


Population and Age

Population and Age


Indicator Value
Total Population 29,451
Share of Population Aged under 18 16.2%
Share of Population Aged 18 to 44 30.4%
Share of Population Aged 45 to 64 28.3%
Share of Population Aged over 65 25.1%


Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is White 65.7%
Share of Population that is African American 2.8%
Share of Population that is Hispanic or Latino 9.0%
Share of Population that is Asian 19.8%
Share of Population that is Some Other Race 2.7%


Household Income

Household Income


Indicator Value
Total Households 10,925
Share of Households with Income Less than $25,000 18.9%
Share of Households with Income $25,000 to $50,000 21.2%
Share of Households with Income $50,000 to $100,000 28.2%
Share of Households with Income $100,000 or More 31.7%


Poverty Rate

Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level 9.2%


Resident Tenure

Total Households


Indicator Value
Total Households 10,925


Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied 74.8%


Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied 25.2%


Cost Burdened Households

Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 29.9%


Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 57.0%


Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened 36.4%