Niles, IL Real Estate Market

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Niles, IL Housing Market Trends

With 28,938 people, 10,925 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $304,602, Niles real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Niles home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Niles, accounting for 53.46% of the village's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Niles include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 29.45%), row houses and other attached homes ( 9.79%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.93%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Niles. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 71.57% of Niles's homes, and 52.06% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Niles's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 65.53% of the village's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Niles include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 25.77%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 5.60%). There's also some housing in Niles built before 1939 ( 3.09%).

Niles Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Niles's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 2.83% during the period.

Over the last year, Niles appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Niles's appreciation rate has been 4.35%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Niles were at 1.88%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.73%.

Notably, Niles's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Illinois, our data show that Niles's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Illinois.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the village. Individual neighborhoods within Niles differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Niles - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Niles real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$304,602

Niles, IL HOME PRICES

> $1,122,000
1.0%
1.0%
$841,001 - $1,122,000
1.0%
1.0%
$561,001 - $841,000
7.9%
7.9%
$449,001 - $561,000
8.2%
8.2%
$336,001 - $449,000
28.0%
28.0%
$225,001 - $336,000
34.6%
34.6%
$112,001 - $225,000
14.6%
14.6%
$56,001 - $112,000
3.2%
3.2%
$0 - $56,000
1.6%
1.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

High for Nation

Very High for IL

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
10,925

Niles Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
IL*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2021 Q1 - 2021 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2020 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2019 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2016 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2011 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2021 Q2
39.38% 1.56%
5
1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,650 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
71.6%
71.6%
Renters
28.4%
28.4%
Vacant
5.9%
5.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
5.6%
5.6%
1970 - 1999
25.8%
25.8%
1940 - 1969
65.5%
65.5%
1939 or Older
3.1%
3.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
53.5%
53.5%
Townhomes
9.8%
9.8%
Small Apt. Buildings
6.9%
6.9%
Apt. Complexes
29.5%
29.5%
Mobile Homes
0.4%
0.4%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
2.1%
2.1%
1 Bedroom
13.7%
13.7%
2 Bedrooms
29.2%
29.2%
3 Bedrooms
40.5%
40.5%
4 Bedrooms
11.6%
11.6%
5 or more bedrooms
2.9%
2.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES