Skokie, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 23,687 housing units in Skokie. This represents a 2.2% growth from 23,170 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 23,687 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Skokie is about 75.1%. Skokie's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.1%. Average household size is 2.68 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom10%
Two Bedrooms29.80%
Three Bedrooms44.40%
Four Bedrooms12%
Five Bedrooms or more2.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.77
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$217,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$232,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.42
Median year structure was built1961
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$769

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage4.90%
Home Equity Loan10.50%
Simple Mortgage47.70%
Debt Free36.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.6%