Chicago Property Records (Illinois)

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Chicago Assessor Office

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Cook County Assessor's Office 118 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-603-5300 Directions

Chicago Recorder Of Deeds

Get Property Records from 1 Recorder Of Deeds in Chicago, IL

Cook County Recorder of Deeds 118 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-603-5050 Directions

Chicago Treasurer & Tax Collector Offices

Get Property Records from 3 Treasurer & Tax Collector Offices in Chicago, IL

Cook County Treasurer's Office 118 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-443-5100 Directions

Crawford County Treasurer's Office 69 West Washington Street Chicago, IL 60602 618-544-2614 Directions

Illinois State Treasurer 100 West Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601 312-814-1700 Directions

Chicago Building Departments

Get Property Records from 6 Building Departments in Chicago, IL

Chicago Building Department 120 North Racine Avenue Chicago, IL 60607 312-743-9000 Directions

Chicago Permits 121 North LaSalle Drive Chicago, IL 60602 312-744-3449 Directions

Chicago Planning Department 121 North LaSalle Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-744-4190 Directions

Chicago Zoning 121 North LaSalle Drive Chicago, IL 60602 312-744-3508 Directions

Cook County Zoning 69 West Washington Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-603-0540 Directions

Illinois Planning Department 233 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 312-454-0400 Directions

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Chicago Home & Property Tax Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Chicago Home Values
Median Home Value$234,500
Median Rental Cost (per month)$1,029
Chicago Property Tax Payments (Annual)
Median Property Taxes$3,655
Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)$3,852
Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$3,188
Chicago Property Tax Collections (Total)
Property Taxes$2,033,380,800
Property Taxes (Mortgage)$1,454,559,300
Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$578,821,600
Chicago Housing Characteristics
Total Housing Units1,200,305
Occupied Housing Units1,046,789 (87.2%)
Vacant Housing Units153,516 (12.8%)
Owner Occupied Housing Units466,587 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units580,202 (55.4%)
Housing Units (Mortgage)68.0%
Housing Units (No Mortgage)32.0%
Chicago Mortgage Characteristics
Mortgage, Contract to Purchase, or Similar Debt317,167
Second Mortage or HELOC42,566
Second Mortgage (No HELOC)11,039
HELOC (No Second Mortgage)31,527
Second Mortgage & HELOC2,195
No Mortgage149,420
Chicago Occupied Residential Buildings
Single-Family Detached Homes287,488 (27.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes36,492 (3.5%)
2 Apartments141,939 (13.6%)
3 or 4 Apartments150,765 (14.4%)
5 to 9 Apartments120,772 (11.5%)
10 or More Apartments307,266 (29.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,067 (0.2%)
Chicago Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
2014 or Later4,755 (0.5%)
2010 to 201311,576 (1.1%)
2000 to 200986,063 (8.2%)
1980 to 199996,090 (9.2%)
1960 to 1979184,459 (17.6%)
1940 to 1959226,310 (21.6%)
1939 or Earlier437,536 (41.8%)
Chicago Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
1 Room52,160 (5.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms193,696 (18.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms435,707 (41.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms256,151 (24.5%)
8 or More Rooms109,075 (10.4%)
Chicago Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
No Bedroom62,820 (6.0%)
1 Bedroom209,858 (20.0%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms645,465 (61.7%)
4 or More Bedrooms128,646 (12.3%)
Chicago Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
With Complete Plumbing Facilities1,042,699 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities1,038,094 (99.2%)