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North Park

North Park is one of 77 well-defined community areas of the City of Chicago. It is bordered by the North Shore Channel on the east, the Chicago River's North Branch and Foster Avenue on the south, Cicero Avenue on the west (except for the section in the northwest corner, north of Bryn Mawr Avenue, which is part of the Sauganash neighborhood) and Devon Avenue on the north. (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 2020
Single Family 39.3%
Condominium 15.2%
Building with 2-4 Units 25.5%
Building with 5+ Units 20.0%


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 2020
All Residential Properties 303 220 167 108 126 119 127 150 168 161 201 185 182 180 158 161
Single Family 144 99 73 52 55 68 61 87 86 81 109 97 104 93 85 98
Condominium 122 84 70 44 37 33 43 42 59 57 66 61 51 55 50 44
Building with 2-4 Units 35 32 21 10 32 18 22 16 22 23 23 22 24 32 22 17
Building with 5+ Units 2 5 3 2 2 -- 1 5 1 -- 3 5 3 -- 1 2


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 2020
All Residential Properties 7.2 5.2 3.9 2.6 3.0 2.8 3.0 3.5 4.0 3.8 4.8 4.4 4.4 4.3 3.8 3.9


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 2020
All Residential Properties 5.0% 7.3% 10.2% 12.0% 11.9% 19.3% 11.0% 10.0% 12.5% 14.3% 14.9% 18.4% 9.3% 6.1% 10.8% 5.6%
Single Family 3.5% 10.1% 9.6% 9.6% 9.1% 13.2% 8.2% 9.2% 10.5% 11.1% 16.5% 11.3% 10.6% 8.6% 8.2% 4.1%
Condominium 6.6% 3.6% 5.7% 11.4% 8.1% 24.2% 4.7% 2.4% 11.9% 12.3% 6.1% 23.0% -- 3.6% 12.0% 4.5%
Building with 2-4 Units 2.9% 3.1% 14.3% 10.0% 18.8% 33.3% 27.3% 18.8% 18.2% 30.4% 21.7% 18.2% 12.5% 3.1% 13.6% 5.9%
Building with 5+ Units 50.0% 40.0% 100.0% 100.0% 50.0% -- 100.0% 60.0% 100.0% -- 100.0% 100.0% 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 2020
All Residential Properties 0.7% -- 0.6% -- -- -- -- 0.7% -- -- -- 0.5% -- 0.6% 0.6% --
Condominium 1.6% -- 1.4% -- -- -- -- 2.4% -- -- -- 1.6% -- 1.8% 2.0% --


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 2020
All Residential Properties 1,087 996 815 481 474 420 417 518 421 291 361 441 372 299 334 529
Single Family 622 590 484 321 334 311 310 384 277 192 246 306 269 180 233 405
Condominium 258 224 203 88 76 57 61 74 68 54 57 65 49 61 51 68
Building with 2-4 Units 194 172 120 64 60 48 40 53 71 40 49 60 49 52 46 50
Building with 5+ Units 13 10 8 8 4 4 6 7 5 5 9 10 5 6 4 6


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 2020
All Residential Properties 25.7 23.6 19.3 11.4 11.2 9.9 9.9 12.2 10.0 6.9 8.6 10.6 8.9 7.2 8.0 12.7


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 2020
All Residential Properties 14 27 52 87 123 122 88 72 45 32 26 20 17 20 11 9
Single Family 7 13 17 36 63 60 48 33 23 12 12 13 11 16 7 7
Condominium 4 6 13 19 38 47 18 28 15 11 10 3 5 -- 1 2
Building with 2-4 Units 3 8 22 31 22 15 21 11 6 9 4 4 1 4 3 --
Building with 5+ Units -- -- -- 1 -- -- 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 2020
All Residential Properties 0.3 0.6 1.2 2.1 2.9 2.9 2.1 1.7 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.2


Cumulative Foreclosure Filings Activity



Property Type 2020
All Residential Properties 14.8%


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 2020
All Residential Properties 4 2 10 31 41 45 24 32 38 26 16 12 6 8 4 --
Single Family 2 2 3 8 7 18 10 15 14 10 7 4 3 4 2 --
Condominium 2 -- 5 10 14 19 10 12 21 11 8 6 2 3 1 --
Building with 2-4 Units -- -- 2 13 20 8 4 5 3 5 1 2 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 2020
All Residential Properties 50.0% 50.0% 90.0% 96.8% 90.2% 86.7% 87.5% 81.3% 78.9% 76.9% 75.0% 75.0% 100.0% 75.0% 75.0% --
Single Family 50.0% 50.0% 66.7% 87.5% 100.0% 88.9% 90.0% 73.3% 78.6% 90.0% 57.1% 75.0% 100.0% 75.0% 100.0% --
Condominium 50.0% -- 100.0% 100.0% 92.9% 89.5% 100.0% 91.7% 81.0% 81.8% 87.5% 83.3% 100.0% 100.0% -- --
Building with 2-4 Units -- -- 100.0% 100.0% 85.0% 75.0% 50.0% 80.0% 66.7% 40.0% 100.0% 50.0% 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 2020
All Residential Properties -- -- 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 --


Population and Age

Population and Age


Indicator Value
Total Population 18,914
Share of Population Aged under 18 22.6%
Share of Population Aged 18 to 44 34.9%
Share of Population Aged 45 to 64 22.7%
Share of Population Aged over 65 19.8%


Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is White 48.3%
Share of Population that is African American 2.8%
Share of Population that is Hispanic or Latino 20.1%
Share of Population that is Asian 25.2%
Share of Population that is Some Other Race 3.7%


Household Income

Household Income


Indicator Value
Total Households 6,559
Share of Households with Income Less than $25,000 24.0%
Share of Households with Income $25,000 to $50,000 21.2%
Share of Households with Income $50,000 to $100,000 24.0%
Share of Households with Income $100,000 or More 30.9%


Poverty Rate

Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level 14.6%


Resident Tenure

Total Households


Indicator Value
Total Households 6,559


Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied 49.0%


Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied 51.0%


Cost Burdened Households

Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 36.7%


Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 43.6%


Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened 40.1%