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Average rent in Oak Park, IL

$2,016/mo Oak Park, IL average rental price, February 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Oak Park, IL is $2,016.

Oak Park, IL apartment rent ranges

About 32% of apartment rents in Oak Park, IL range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 44% of apartments. Around 19% of Oak Park’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 5% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Oak Park, IL rent trends

Getting around in Oak Park, IL

90 /100
Very Walkable
57 /100
Good Transit
68 /100
Walk Score®: 90, Transit Score®: 57, Bike Score®: 68

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Oak Park, IL last updated?

Prices and availability in Oak Park, IL were last updated on 20 Mar 2023.

What are the best apartments in Oak Park, IL?

The best apartments in Oak Park, IL are: 123-129 N. Humphrey Ave. and 38-44 Lake St., 415-425 S. Taylor Ave., 921-923 Garfield, 218-228 Pleasant St. and 134-140 S. Harvey Ave. and 638-642 Harrison St..

What is the average rent in Oak Park, IL?

The average rent in Oak Park, IL is $2,016. Start your search for apartments in Oak Park, IL now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Oak Park, IL?

The price range for a studio apartment in Oak Park, IL is between $909 and $6,410. View all studio apartments in Oak Park, IL.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oak Park, IL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oak Park, IL is between $959 and $5,555. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Oak Park, IL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Oak Park, IL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Oak Park, IL is between $969 and $6,410. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Oak Park, IL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Oak Park, IL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Oak Park, IL is between $1,159 and $2,049. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Oak Park, IL.

What type of rental buildings are in Oak Park, IL?

In Oak Park, 40% of the residents are renting compared to 60% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 24% of Oak Park’s rentals, 71% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 4% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Oak Park, IL?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Oak Park are about 34 years old, on average. Of these, 50% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 14 stories. About 25% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 3% are mid-rises, and 72% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Oak Park, IL?

Studio apartments in Oak Park are around 14% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 62% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 23% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Renter's guide to Oak Park, IL

Your new home in Oak Park, Illinois awaits! It's a great little village, with a thriving downtown but plenty of small-town charm, close enough to Chicago to benefit from its big city amenities, but far enough away to maintain its own laid-back feel.

At 4.7 square-miles, Oak Park is almost 50 times smaller than Chicago, but only 9 miles away. It is also 25 miles from Naperville and 93 miles from Milwaukee, WI.

Chicago Magazine ranked Oak Park as one of 20 Best Towns and Neighborhoods in Chicago and the Suburbs. CNN Money.com ranked it the Best Place in the Midwest for the Rich and Single. And it was also ranked as one of the best cities in America to raise a family in 2018 by Livability.

The weather in Oak Park fluctuates from warm summers to frigid winters. During the hotter months, temperatures average in the low to mid 80s, often with fairly high humidity to go with it. Average winter temperatures can drop all the way into the teens at night, with wind chills that make it feel even colder.

The city receives around 36 inches of rain per year, along with another 39 inches of snowfall.

Tips for renting in Oak Park, IL

Ready to make the move to Oak Park? We don't blame you. But first, let's go over some of the city's specific tenant laws. Make sure to read your lease agreement carefully before signing and familiarize yourself with renter’s rights. All lease agreements must be written out, since oral agreements aren't legally binding here. These agreements will vary from apartment to apartment. For instance, basic utilities may not be included, and even hallway lights may be your responsibility. That's why it's so important to read before you sign.

Also, make sure to visit the area before deciding to move there to ensure that it is the right place for you.

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Oak Park, IL demographics

Oak Park, IL has a population of 54,100 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 28,671 of Oak Park’s residents are women and 25,429 are men. The median age of those who live in Oak Park, IL is 39.9.

Living in Oak Park, IL

Oak Park is a beautiful suburb of Chicago.

Experience the ambiance of craft brews and local attractions in this charming village. Or hop on the local rail and be in downtown Chicago within half an hour. With plenty of places to shop, dine and eat, this safe and friendly community is a great area to settle down in.

Chicago is also filled with countless things to do and plenty of sports teams to cheer for, including the Chicago Bears of the NFL, the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox of the MLB, the NBA’s Chicago Bulls, and the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks.

Living in Oak Park does have its drawbacks though. For starters, many commuters rely on public transportation, which can be challenging during the winter. And that's because winters get brutally cold, windy, and snowy.

Oak Park, IL households

  • 13,227 Family
    9,566 Non-family
  • 6,981 Children
    15,812 No Children
  • 22,793Total Number of Households
  • 2.35Average People Per Household
  • $98,081Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 22,793 households in Oak Park, IL. 13,227 are family households and 9,566 are non-family households. There are 6,981 households with children in Oak Park and 15,812 households without children. On average, about 2.35 people live in a household in Oak Park, IL.

Things to do in Oak Park, IL

Oak Park boasts 16 parks, including two swimming pools and an indoor skating rink. For starters, Andersen Park is over 100 years old and is equipped with a Splash Pad, walking trails, a playground, and more. Nearby Rehm Park is one of the places you'll find a pool, as well as tennis courts, playgrounds, and chess tables.

One of the premier attractions in Oak Park is the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. This house, which Wright designed, is now a museum dedicated to the world-renowned architect. It's the perfect place to visit for admirers or culture buffs.

The city's downtown area is filled with an array of boutique stores, unique and tasty restaurants and coffee shops, as well as thriving businesses. Events include Oak-Toberfest, which features live music, food, family fun, and more. Also, the Jazz Thaw in the spring happily puts snow in the past, while showcasing the best jazz musicians in Chicago.

Or just stroll along the streets of downtown Oak Park and enjoy the ambiance of this quiet village, just outside the bustling city.

Things to do

Or just stroll along the streets of downtown Oak Park and enjoy the ambiance of this quiet village, just outside the bustling city.

Things to do

Oak Park, IL employment & economy

While there isn't one specific industry that Oak Park is famous for, Chicago is another story – and it's just a short train ride away. In fact, Chicago's home to nearly forty Fortune 500 companies, including State Farm Insurance, Caterpillar, and Boeing.

But Oak Park's unemployment rate is actually lower, meaning there are still plenty of opportunities around.

Education in Oak Park, IL

Oak Park was rated #22 among the top educated cities in the US by NerdWallet.

And U.S. News and World Report ranked Oak Park and River Forest High School #36 in the state of Illinois and within the top thousand in the country.

There are many great colleges and universities near Oak Park too, including Concordia University, the University of Chicago, Loyola University, and Northwestern.

Oak Park, IL education statistics

The level of education of the population of Oak Park, IL is as follows: 1% have no high school education, 12% completed some high school, 15% partially completed college, 5% have an Associate Degree, 32% have a Bachelor Degree, and 36% have a Graduate Degree.

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