Highland Park, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,921 housing units in Highland Park. This represents a 4.2% growth from 11,436 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 11,921 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Highland Park is about 81.9%. Highland Park's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.5%. Average household size is 2.71 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Highland Park were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom7.20%
Two Bedrooms17.20%
Three Bedrooms33.90%
Four Bedrooms28%
Five Bedrooms or more12.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.75
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$380,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$377,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,045

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage6%
Home Equity Loan13.10%
Simple Mortgage49.50%
Debt Free31%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.4%