Although Morton Grove is only 15 miles north of the Loop, it is a quiet village and considered an ideal family-orientated community. The population has grown rapidly throughout the years. However, Morton Grove has maintained its reputation for outstanding municipal services.
Housing: Most of the homes in Morton Grove are either ranches or split-levels. Ranches typically sell from $180,000 to $320,000 while split-levels cost between $140,000 and $420,000. Some Colonials are available starting at $200,000 and reaching $450,000. The average 1998 home price was $212,020.
New luxury townhouses on Lincoln Avenue cost from $225,000 to $260,000. However, older townhouses can be found for between $180,000 and $200,000. The average 1998 sales price for attached housing in Morton Grove was $118,757.
Apartments total more than 500 units and most rents range between $630 and $895 per month.
Schools: Elementary school districts 63,67,68,69 and 70 serve Morton Grove. Students in these districts scored well above the state average on IGAP math and reading skills tests. High school students attend Niles West High School district 219, and Maine East High School in district 207.
Transportation: The tri-state Tollway (I-294) and Edens Expressway (I-94) are nearby. The drive to the Loop takes between 18 and 35 minutes. O’Hare airport is a 16-minute drive and Midway is 45 minutes away. Metra trains reach the Loop in 42 minutes by express and 54 minutes locally.
Buses take commuters to the Loop and surrounding suburbs.
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