Carol Stream, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 14,171 housing units in Carol Stream. This represents a 17.1% growth from 12,098 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 14,171 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carol Stream is about 70%. Carol Stream's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.2%. Average household size is 2.87 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carol Stream were built after 1983.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom16.80%
Two Bedrooms25.20%
Three Bedrooms33%
Four Bedrooms22.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.15
Median year structure was built1985
Median Value of occupied units$170,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$161,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$871

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage9.80%
Home Equity Loan14.90%
Simple Mortgage67.50%
Debt Free7.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.1%